Upstream information

CVE-2017-7483 at MITRE


Rxvt 2.7.10 is vulnerable to a denial of service attack by passing the value -2^31 inside a terminal escape code, which results in a non-invertible integer that eventually leads to a segfault due to an out of bounds read.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 5 4.4
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network Local
Access Complexity Low Medium
Authentication None None
Confidentiality Impact None Partial
Integrity Impact None Partial
Availability Impact Partial Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.5
Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact High
CVSSv3 Version 3.1
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1036456 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
openSUSE Leap 15.0
  • rxvt-unicode >= 9.22-lp150.2.1
openSUSE Leap 15.0 GA rxvt-unicode-9.22-lp150.2.1
openSUSE Leap 15.2
  • rxvt-unicode >= 9.22-lp152.4.7
openSUSE Leap 15.2 GA rxvt-unicode-9.22-lp152.4.2
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • rxvt-unicode >= 9.26-3.3
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA rxvt-unicode-9.26-3.3

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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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. The updates are grouped by state of their lifecycle. SUSE product lifecycles are documented on the lifecycle page.

Product(s) Source package State
Products past their end of life and not receiving proactive updates anymore.
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP4 rxvt-unicode Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 rxvt-unicode Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP4 rxvt-unicode Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP4 rxvt-unicode Not affected

SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Thu Apr 27 09:15:24 2017
CVE page last modified: Thu Feb 2 11:54:09 2023