Debian Security Advisory
DLA-2558-1 xterm -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 13 Feb 2021
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 982439.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2021-27135.
- More information:
xterm through Patch #365 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (segmentation fault) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted UTF-8 character sequence.
For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 327-2+deb9u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your xterm packages.
For the detailed security status of xterm please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/xterm
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS