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

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 4.96 4.38
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 AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact High
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1036456

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
openSUSE Leap 42.2
  • rxvt-unicode >= 9.21-6.3.1
  • rxvt-unicode-debuginfo >= 9.21-6.3.1
  • rxvt-unicode-debugsource >= 9.21-6.3.1