Upstream information

CVE-2008-2383 at MITRE

Description

CRLF injection vulnerability in xterm allows user-assisted attackers to execute arbitrary commands via LF (aka \n) characters surrounding a command name within a Device Control Request Status String (DECRQSS) escape sequence in a text file, a related issue to CVE-2003-0063 and CVE-2003-0071.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having critical severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 9.3
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 462917 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1
  • xterm >= 238-1.16
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 GA xterm
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2
  • xterm >= 238-1.16
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 GA xterm
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3
  • xterm >= 238-1.16
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 GA xterm
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4
  • xterm >= 238-1.16
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 GA xterm
openSUSE 11.0
  • xterm-debuginfo >= 235-12.2
  • xterm-debugsource >= 235-12.2
openSUSE 11.0
  • xterm >= 235-12.2
openSUSE 11.1
  • xterm >= 236-1.50.1
  • xterm-debuginfo >= 236-1.50.1
  • xterm-debugsource >= 236-1.50.1
openSUSE 11.1
  • xterm >= 236-1.50.1
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86_64
Open Enterprise Server
  • XFree86 >= 4.3.99.902-43.98
  • XFree86-server >= 4.3.99.902-43.98
core9.x86
core9.ia64
sles9-nld.x86-64
core9.ppc
core9.s390x
sles9-oes.x86
sles9-nlpos.x86
sles9-nld.x86
core9.x86-64
core9.s390
YOU Patch Nr: 12344


Status of this issue by product and package

Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification.

Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 xterm Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP4 xterm Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 xterm Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 GA xterm Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS xterm Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 LTSS xterm Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA LTSS xterm Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 LTSS xterm Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 LTSS xterm Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 xterm Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 xterm Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP3 xterm Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 GA xterm Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP2 xterm Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP4 xterm Already fixed