Debian Security Advisory

DLA-2683-1 rxvt -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
09 Jun 2021
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 861694.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-7483, CVE-2021-33477.
More information:

rxvt, VT102 terminal emulator for the X Window System, 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 1:2.7.10-7+deb9u2.

We recommend that you upgrade your rxvt packages.

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

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