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Vulnerability of rxvt: integer overflow via an escape sequence

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can generate an integer overflow via an escape sequence of rxvt, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
Vulnerable systems: Debian, openSUSE Leap, Slackware.
Severity of this threat: 2/4.
Creation date: 02/05/2017.
Références of this weakness: CVE-2017-7483, DLA-2683-1, openSUSE-SU-2017:1521-1, SSA:2017-121-01, VIGILANCE-VUL-22610.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can generate an integer overflow via an escape sequence of rxvt, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
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This computer threat alert impacts software or systems such as Debian, openSUSE Leap, Slackware.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this weakness announce is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of document.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this computer weakness bulletin.

Solutions for this threat 

Debian 9: new rxvt packages.
New packages are available:
  Debian 9: rxvt 1:2.7.10-7+deb9u2

openSUSE Leap: new rxvt-unicode packages.
New packages are available:
  openSUSE Leap 42.2: rxvt-unicode 9.21-6.3.1

Slackware: new rxvt packages.
New packages are available:
  Slackware 13.0: rxvt 2.7.10-*-5_slack13.0
  Slackware 13.1: rxvt 2.7.10-*-5_slack13.1
  Slackware 13.37: rxvt 2.7.10-*-5_slack13.37
  Slackware 14.0: rxvt 2.7.10-*-5_slack14.0
  Slackware 14.1: rxvt 2.7.10-*-5_slack14.1
  Slackware 14.2: rxvt 2.7.10-*-5_slack14.2
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