USN-4747-1: GNU Screen vulnerability
24 February 2021
GNU Screen could be made to crash or run programs if it processed specially crafted character sequences.
- screen - terminal multiplexer with VT100/ANSI terminal emulation
Felix Weinmann discovered that GNU Screen incorrectly handled certain
character sequences. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause GNU
Screen to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
- USN-4747-2: screen