ID CVE-2003-0063
Summary The xterm terminal emulator in XFree86 4.2.0 and earlier allows attackers to modify the window title via a certain character escape sequence and then insert it back to the command line in the user's terminal, e.g. when the user views a file containing the malicious sequence, which could allow the attacker to execute arbitrary commands.
References
Vulnerable Configurations
  • cpe:2.3:a:xfree86_project:x11r6:4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:xfree86_project:x11r6:4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:xfree86_project:x11r6:4.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:xfree86_project:x11r6:4.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:xfree86_project:x11r6:4.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:xfree86_project:x11r6:4.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:xfree86_project:x11r6:4.1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:xfree86_project:x11r6:4.1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:xfree86_project:x11r6:4.2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:xfree86_project:x11r6:4.2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:xfree86_project:x11r6:4.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:xfree86_project:x11r6:4.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
CVSS
Base: 7.5 (as of 18-10-2016 - 02:28)
Impact:
Exploitability:
CWE NVD-CWE-Other
CAPEC
Access
VectorComplexityAuthentication
NETWORK LOW NONE
Impact
ConfidentialityIntegrityAvailability
PARTIAL PARTIAL PARTIAL
cvss-vector via4 AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
redhat via4
advisories
  • rhsa
    id RHSA-2003:064
  • rhsa
    id RHSA-2003:065
  • rhsa
    id RHSA-2003:066
  • rhsa
    id RHSA-2003:067
refmap via4
bid 6940
bugtraq 20030224 Terminal Emulator Security Issues
debian DSA-380
vulnwatch 20030224 Terminal Emulator Security Issues
xf terminal-emulator-window-title(11414)
Last major update 18-10-2016 - 02:28
Published 03-03-2003 - 05:00
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