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rxvt-unicode -- buffer overflow vulnerability

Affected packages
rxvt-unicode < 5.3


VuXML ID d4bd4046-93a6-11d9-8378-000bdb1444a4
Discovery 2005-03-13
Entry 2005-03-13

A rxvt-unicode changelog reports:

Fix a bug that allowed to overflow a buffer via a long escape sequence, which is probably exploitable (fix by Rob Holland / Yoann Vandoorselaere / Gentoo Audit Team).