ELA-363-1 xterm security update

denial of service

2021-02-13
Packagexterm
Version312-2+deb8u1
Related CVEs CVE-2021-27135

xterm through Patch #365 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (segmentation fault) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted UTF-8 character sequence.

For Debian 8 jessie, these problems have been fixed in version 312-2+deb8u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your xterm packages.

Further information about Extended LTS security advisories can be found at: https://deb.freexian.com/extended-lts/