CVE-2011-0465

NameCVE-2011-0465
Descriptionxrdb.c in xrdb before 1.0.9 in X.Org X11R7.6 and earlier allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters in a hostname obtained from a (1) DHCP or (2) XDMCP message.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2213-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs621423

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
x11-xserver-utils (PTS)wheezy7.7~3fixed
jessie7.7+3fixed
stretch, sid7.7+7fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
x11-xserver-utilssource(unstable)7.6+2low621423
x11-xserver-utilssourcelenny7.3+6highDSA-2213-1
x11-xserver-utilssourcesqueeze7.5+3highDSA-2213-1

Notes

http://cgit.freedesktop.org/xorg/app/xrdb/commit/?id=1027d5df07398c1507fb1fe3a9981aa6b4bc3a56
low as this is not enabled in a standard setup

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