USN-3996-1: GNU Screen vulnerability
29 May 2019
GNU Screen could be made to crash or run programs as your login if it opened a specially crafted file or received specially crafted input.
- screen - terminal multiplexor with VT100/ANSI terminal emulation
Kuang-che Wu discovered that GNU Screen improperly handled certain input. An
attacker could use this issue to cause GNU Screen to crash, resulting in a
denial of service or the execution of arbitrary code.