Mandriva: Subject: [Security Announce] [ MDVSA-2008:221 ] aterm
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Mandrake A vulnerability in rxvt allowed it to open a terminal on :0 if the environment variable was not set, which could be used by a local user to hijack X11 connections (CVE-2008-1142). This issue also affects aterm. The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.
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 Mandriva Linux Security Advisory                         MDVSA-2008:221
 http://www.mandriva.com/security/
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 Package : aterm
 Date    : October 29, 2008
 Affected: Corporate 3.0
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 Problem Description:

 A vulnerability in rxvt allowed it to open a terminal on :0 if the
 environment variable was not set, which could be used by a local
 user to hijack X11 connections (CVE-2008-1142).  This issue also
 affects aterm.
 
 The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.
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 References:

 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-1142
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 Updated Packages:

 Corporate 3.0:
 7301be6e49535426d49e64d1255028e4  corporate/3.0/i586/aterm-0.4.2-3.1.C30mdk.i586.rpm 
 10d8859dec5f348141b56a40e21e7da5  corporate/3.0/SRPMS/aterm-0.4.2-3.1.C30mdk.src.rpm

 Corporate 3.0/X86_64:
 8dae1abce15b0ac11e1b2b1dda84998d  corporate/3.0/x86_64/aterm-0.4.2-3.1.C30mdk.x86_64.rpm 
 10d8859dec5f348141b56a40e21e7da5  corporate/3.0/SRPMS/aterm-0.4.2-3.1.C30mdk.src.rpm
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