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CVE-2022-45063 Detail

Current Description

xterm before 375 allows code execution via font ops, e.g., because an OSC 50 response may have Ctrl-g and therefore lead to command execution within the vi line-editing mode of Zsh. NOTE: font ops are not allowed in the xterm default configurations of some Linux distributions.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  9.8 CRITICAL
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2022/11/10/1 Mailing List  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2022/11/10/5 Mailing List  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://invisible-island.net/xterm/xterm.log.html Release Notes  Vendor Advisory 
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/4TPVNTYFFWNTGZJJQAA4MGGFSTXA4XEA/
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/5T2JI5JCHPTXX2KJU45H2XAHQSFVEJ2Y/
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/IVD3I2ZFXGOY6BA2FNS7WPFMPFBDHFWC/
https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=33546415 Exploit  Issue Tracking  Third Party Advisory 
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202211-09
https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2022/11/10/1 Mailing List  Patch  Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-77 Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in a Command ('Command Injection') cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2022-45063
NVD Published Date:
11/10/2022
NVD Last Modified:
11/22/2022
Source:
MITRE