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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2003-0023

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.
Publish Date : 2003-03-03 Last Update Date : 2016-10-17
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat important 2003-02-24
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- Products Affected By CVE-2003-0023

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Rxvt Rxvt 2.6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Rxvt Rxvt 2.6.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Rxvt Rxvt 2.6.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Rxvt Rxvt 2.6.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Rxvt Rxvt 2.7.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Rxvt Rxvt 2.7.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Rxvt Rxvt 2.7.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Rxvt Rxvt 2.7.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Rxvt Rxvt 8

- References For CVE-2003-0023
BID 6947 RXVT Menu Bar Escape Sequence Command Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2009-07-11
REDHAT RHSA-2003:055
BUGTRAQ 20030224 Terminal Emulator Security Issues
XF terminal-emulator-menu-modification(11416)
REDHAT RHSA-2003:054
VULNWATCH 20030224 Terminal Emulator Security Issues

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2003-0023

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