DescriptionThe 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.
Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products
This issue is currently rated as having important severity.
|National Vulnerability Database|
SUSE Timeline for this CVECVE page created: Fri Jun 28 00:16:24 2013
CVE page last modified: Fri Oct 7 12:45:27 2022