Debian Security Advisory

DLA-2682-1 mrxvt -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
09 Jun 2021
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2021-33477.
More information:

mrxvt, lightweight multi-tabbed X terminal emulator, allowed (potentially remote) code execution because of improper handling of certain escape sequences (ESC G Q).

For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 0.5.4-2+deb9u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your mrxvt packages.

For the detailed security status of mrxvt please refer to its security tracker page at:

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