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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2003-0066

The rxvt terminal emulator 2.7.8 and earlier 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 : 2016-10-18
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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 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) 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 moderate 2003-02-24
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- Products Affected By CVE-2003-0066

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Rxvt Rxvt 2.6.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Rxvt Rxvt 2.6.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Rxvt Rxvt 2.6.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Rxvt Rxvt 2.6.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Rxvt Rxvt 2.7.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Rxvt Rxvt 2.7.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Rxvt Rxvt 2.7.7 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Rxvt Rxvt 2.7.8 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Rxvt Rxvt 8

- References For CVE-2003-0066
BUGTRAQ 20030224 Terminal Emulator Security Issues
GENTOO 200303-16
BID 6953 RXVT Window Title Reporting Escape Sequence Command Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2009-07-11
REDHAT RHSA-2003:055
REDHAT RHSA-2003:054
XF terminal-emulator-window-title(11414)
VULNWATCH 20030224 Terminal Emulator Security Issues

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2003-0066

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit for more information)

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