Upstream information

CVE-2005-0023 at MITRE


gnome-pty-helper in GNOME libzvt2 and libvte4 allows local users to spoof the logon hostname via a modified DISPLAY environment variable. NOTE: the severity of this issue has been disputed.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having low severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 2.1
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact None
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 121915 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

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