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Re: security update for xterm needed



Christoph Höger <choeger cs tu-berlin de> wrote:
> I will file a bug becasue of this, but you should be sure to update
> xterm asap, if you use it:
> 
> http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=510030
> 
> I testet on fedora 10 accordign to
> http://www.heise.de/newsticker/Terminal-Emulator-xterm-fuehrt-untergeschobene-Befehle-aus--/meldung/121196
> (sorry, german)
> 
> I tried:
> 
> [choeger choeger5 ~]$ perl -e 'print "\eP\$q\nwhoami\n\e\\"' > bla.log
> 
> and in xterm:
> 
> [choeger choeger5 ~]$ cat bla.log 
> ^[P0$r
> 
> whoami
> 
> ^[\[choeger choeger5 ~]$ 
> [choeger choeger5 ~]$ whoami
> choeger
> [choeger choeger5 ~]$ 
> [choeger choeger5 ~]$ 
> 
> As you can see, its valid.

This is bog-standard VT100 behaviour, AFAIKS.
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