CVE-2007-2797

NameCVE-2007-2797
Descriptionxterm, including 192-7.el4 in Red Hat Enterprise Linux and 208-3.1 in Debian GNU/Linux, sets the wrong group ownership of tty devices, which allows local users to write data to other users' terminals.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
xterm (PTS)buster344-1+deb10u2fixed
bullseye366-1+deb11u1fixed
bookworm, sid378-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
xtermsource(unstable)(not affected)

Notes

- xterm <not-affected> (Debian uses safe compile-time settings)

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