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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2003-0071

The DEC UDK processing feature in the xterm terminal emulator in XFree86 and earlier allows attackers to cause a denial of service via a certain character escape sequence that causes the terminal to enter a tight loop.
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 None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
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) Denial Of Service
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 low 2003-02-24
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- Products Affected By CVE-2003-0071

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Xfree86 Project X11r6 4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Xfree86 Project X11r6 4.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Xfree86 Project X11r6 4.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Xfree86 Project X11r6 4.1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Xfree86 Project X11r6 4.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Xfree86 Project X11r6 4.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Xfree86 Project X11r6 6

- References For CVE-2003-0071
BID 6950 Xterm Loop-Based Escape Sequence Denial Of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2009-07-11
REDHAT RHSA-2003:066
REDHAT RHSA-2003:065
XF terminal-emulator-dec-udk(11415)
REDHAT RHSA-2003:064
BUGTRAQ 20030224 Terminal Emulator Security Issues
REDHAT RHSA-2003:067
VULNWATCH 20030224 Terminal Emulator Security Issues

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2003-0071

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