CVE-2003-0066

Current Description

The rxvt terminal emulator 2.7.8 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.

Basic Data

PublishedMarch 03, 2003
Last ModifiedOctober 18, 2016
Assignercve@mitre.org
Data TypeCVE
Data FormatMITRE
Data Version4.0
Problem TypeNVD-CWE-Other
CVE Data Version4.0

Base Metric V2

CVSS 2 - Version2.0
CVSS 2 - Vector StringAV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
CVSS 2 - Access VectorNETWORK
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityLOW
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Base Score7.5
SeverityHIGH
Exploitability Score10.0
Impact Score6.4
Obtain All Privilegefalse
Obtain User Privilegefalse
Obtain Other Privilegetrue

Base Metric V3

No data provided.

Configurations

  • OR - Configuration 1
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3ApplicationRxvtRxvt2.6.1*******
    2.3ApplicationRxvtRxvt2.6.2*******
    2.3ApplicationRxvtRxvt2.6.3*******
    2.3ApplicationRxvtRxvt2.6.4*******
    2.3ApplicationRxvtRxvt2.7.5*******
    2.3ApplicationRxvtRxvt2.7.6*******
    2.3ApplicationRxvtRxvt2.7.7*******
    2.3ApplicationRxvtRxvt2.7.8*******

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Rxvt Rxvt 2.6.1, 2.6.2, 2.6.3, 2.6.4, 2.7.5, 2.7.6, 2.7.7, 2.7.8

References

NameSourceURLTags
20030224 Terminal Emulator Security Issueshttp://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/vulnwatch/2003-q1/0093.htmlVULNWATCHVendor Advisory
20030224 Terminal Emulator Security Issueshttp://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=104612710031920&w=2BUGTRAQ
terminal-emulator-window-title(11414)http://www.iss.net/security_center/static/11414.phpXFVendor Advisory
MDKSA-2003:003http://www.mandrakesoft.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2003:003MANDRAKE
RHSA-2003:054http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2003-054.htmlREDHAT
RHSA-2003:055http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2003-055.htmlREDHAT
200303-16http://www.securityfocus.com/advisories/5137GENTOO
6953http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/6953BID