Debian Security Advisory
DLA-2913-1 xterm -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 07 Feb 2022
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 1004689.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2022-24130.
- More information:
xterm, an X terminal emulator, when Sixel support is enabled, allows attackers to trigger a buffer overflow in set_sixel in graphics_sixel.c via crafted text.
For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 327-2+deb9u2.
We recommend that you upgrade your xterm packages.
For the detailed security status of xterm please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/xterm
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS