Upstream information

CVE-2011-2198 at MITRE

Description

The "insert-blank-characters" capability in caps.c in gnome-terminal (vte) before 0.28.1 allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (CPU and memory consumption and crash) via a crafted file, as demonstrated by a file containing the string "\033[100000000000000000@".

SUSE information

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 3.47
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication Single
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial
No SUSE Bugzilla entries cross referenced.

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
openSUSE 11.4
  • glade3-catalog-vte >= 0.26.2-5.1
  • libvte9 >= 0.26.2-5.1
  • libvte9-debuginfo >= 0.26.2-5.1
  • python-vte >= 0.26.2-5.1
  • python-vte-debuginfo >= 0.26.2-5.1
  • vte >= 0.26.2-5.1
  • vte-debugsource >= 0.26.2-5.1
  • vte-devel >= 0.26.2-5.1
  • vte-lang >= 0.26.2-5.1
  • vte-tools >= 0.26.2-5.1
  • vte-tools-debuginfo >= 0.26.2-5.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE-2012-471