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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-3770

Original release date: 07/15/2007
Last revised: 08/21/2013
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The terminal_helper_execute function in terminal/terminal.c in Xfce Terminal 0.2.6 allows user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters in a crafted link, as demonstrated using the "Open Link" functionality.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.8 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 7.8
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification

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External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 26418
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200708-07
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 26392
External Source: MISC
Name: http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=184886
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 26037
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 27374
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-497-1
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 38082
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1393
External Source: BID
Name: 24889
External Source: XF
Name: xfce-terminalhelper-command-execution(35379)

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