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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2003-0070

VTE, as used by default in gnome-terminal terminal emulator 2.2 and as an option in gnome-terminal 2.0, 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.
Publish Date : 2003-03-03 Last Update Date : 2016-10-17
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
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 Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access User
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 2003-02-24
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- Products Affected By CVE-2003-0070

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Gnome Gnome-terminal 2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Gnome Gnome-terminal 2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Nalin Dahyabhai VTE 0.11.21 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Nalin Dahyabhai VTE 0.12.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Nalin Dahyabhai VTE 0.14.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Nalin Dahyabhai VTE 0.15.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Nalin Dahyabhai VTE 0.16.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Nalin Dahyabhai VTE 0.17.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Nalin Dahyabhai VTE 0.20.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Nalin Dahyabhai VTE 0.22.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Nalin Dahyabhai VTE 0.24.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Nalin Dahyabhai VTE 0.25.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Gnome Gnome-terminal 2
Nalin Dahyabhai VTE 10

- References For CVE-2003-0070
REDHAT RHSA-2003:053
XF terminal-emulator-window-title(11414)
GENTOO GLSA-200303-2
VULNWATCH 20030224 Terminal Emulator Security Issues
BUGTRAQ 20030224 Terminal Emulator Security Issues

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2003-0070

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