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# CVE ID CWE ID # of Exploits Vulnerability Type(s) Publish Date Update Date Score Gained Access Level Access Complexity Authentication Conf. Integ. Avail.
1 CVE-2008-1142 264 2008-04-07 2009-02-26
3.7
User Local High Not required Partial Partial Partial
rxvt 2.6.4 opens a terminal window on :0 if the DISPLAY environment variable is not set, which might allow local users to hijack X11 connections. NOTE: it was later reported that rxvt-unicode, mrxvt, aterm, multi-aterm, and wterm are also affected. NOTE: realistic attack scenarios require that the victim enters a command on the wrong machine.
2 CVE-2003-0066 Exec Code 2003-03-03 2008-09-10
7.5
User Remote Low Not required Partial Partial Partial
The rxvt terminal emulator 2.7.8 and earlier allows attackers to modify the window title via a certain character escape sequence and then insert it back to the command line in the user's terminal, e.g. when the user views a file containing the malicious sequence, which could allow the attacker to execute arbitrary commands.
3 CVE-2003-0023 Exec Code 2003-03-03 2008-09-10
5.0
None Remote Low Not required None Partial None
The menuBar feature in rxvt 2.7.8 allows attackers to modify menu options and execute arbitrary commands via a certain character escape sequence that inserts the commands into the menu.
4 CVE-2003-0022 2003-03-03 2008-09-10
5.0
None Remote Low Not required None Partial None
The "screen dump" feature in rxvt 2.7.8 allows attackers to overwrite arbitrary files via a certain character escape sequence when it is echoed to a user's terminal, e.g. when the user views a file containing the malicious sequence.
5 CVE-2001-1077 Overflow +Priv 2001-06-15 2008-09-10
4.6
None Local Low Not required Partial Partial Partial
Buffer overflow in tt_printf function of rxvt 2.6.2 allows local users to gain privileges via a long (1) -T or (2) -name argument.
6 CVE-2000-0476 DoS 2000-06-01 2008-09-10
5.0
None Remote Low Not required None None Partial
xterm, Eterm, and rxvt allow an attacker to cause a denial of service by embedding certain escape characters which force the window to be resized.
7 CVE-1999-1186 +Priv 1996-01-02 2008-09-05
7.2
Admin Local Low Not required Complete Complete Complete
rxvt, when compiled with the PRINT_PIPE option in various Linux operating systems including Linux Slackware 3.0 and RedHat 2.1, allows local users to gain root privileges by specifying a malicious program using the -print-pipe command line parameter.
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