DescriptionEterm 0.9.4 opens a terminal window on :0 if -display is not specified and the DISPLAY environment variable is not set, which might allow local users to hijack X11 connections. NOTE: realistic attack scenarios require that the victim enters a command on the wrong machine.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium
Debian Bugs473127

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
eterm (PTS)stretch0.9.6-5fixed
stretch (security)0.9.6-5+deb9u1fixed
bookworm, bullseye, sid0.9.6-6.1fixed

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

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