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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2010-2713

The vte_sequence_handler_window_manipulation function in vteseq.c in libvte (aka libvte9) in VTE 0.25.1 and earlier, as used in gnome-terminal, does not properly handle escape sequences, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands or obtain potentially sensitive information via a (1) window title or (2) icon title sequence. NOTE: this issue exists because of a CVE-2003-0070 regression.
Publish Date : 2010-08-05 Last Update Date : 2010-09-09
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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 None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeObtain Information
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2010-2713 unix
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- Products Affected By CVE-2010-2713

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

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Nalin Dahyabhai VTE 10

- References For CVE-2010-2713 CONFIRM
VUPEN ADV-2010-1839
BID 41716 VTE Window and Icon Title Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2014-12-16

- Vulnerability Conditions

Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used TOGETHER WITH(AND)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2010-2713

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