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CVE-2011-2198 at MITRE

Description

The "insert-blank-characters" capability in caps.c in gnome-terminal (vte) before 0.28.1 allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (CPU and memory consumption and crash) via a crafted file, as demonstrated by a file containing the string, "\033[100000000000000000@".

NVD CVSS v2 Base Score: 3.5 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P)

SUSE information

No SUSE Bugzilla entries cross referenced.

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
openSUSE 11.4
  • glade3-catalog-vte >= 0.26.2-5.1
  • libvte9 >= 0.26.2-5.1
  • libvte9-debuginfo >= 0.26.2-5.1
  • python-vte >= 0.26.2-5.1
  • python-vte-debuginfo >= 0.26.2-5.1
  • vte >= 0.26.2-5.1
  • vte-debugsource >= 0.26.2-5.1
  • vte-devel >= 0.26.2-5.1
  • vte-lang >= 0.26.2-5.1
  • vte-tools >= 0.26.2-5.1
  • vte-tools-debuginfo >= 0.26.2-5.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE-2012-471

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