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Sun Alert 254208 A Security Vulnerability in the xterm(1) program Delivered With OpenSolaris Involving the Parsing of Device Control Request Status String (DECRQSS) Sequences May Lead to Execution of Arbitrary Code

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Product: OpenSolaris

A security vulnerability in the xterm(1) program delivered with OpenSolaris related to the interpretation of certain Device Control Request Status String (DECRQSS) sequences may allow unprivileged local or remote users to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running xterm(1).

This issue is described in the following document:


State: Resolved
First released: 05-Mar-2009

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