|Category:||Ubuntu Local Security Checks|
|Title:||Ubuntu USN-962-1 (vte)|
|Summary:||Ubuntu USN-962-1 (vte)|
|Description:||The remote host is missing an update to vte|
announced via advisory USN-962-1.
Janne Snabb discovered that applications using VTE, such as gnome-terminal,
did not correctly filter window and icon title request escape codes. If a
user were tricked into viewing specially crafted output in their terminal,
a remote attacker could execute arbitrary commands with user privileges.
The problem can be corrected by upgrading your system to the
following package versions:
Ubuntu 10.04 LTS:
After a standard system update you need to restart your session to make
all the necessary changes.
Risk factor : High
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2010-2713|
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SR:2010:014 (Google Search)
BugTraq ID: 41716
|Copyright||Copyright (c) 2010 E-Soft Inc. http://www.securityspace.com|
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