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Bug 611290 - <=x11-terms/evilvte-0.5.1: Allows executing (unexpected) commands via mouse-clicks
Summary: <=x11-terms/evilvte-0.5.1: Allows executing (unexpected) commands via mouse-c...
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Vulnerabilities (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
Whiteboard: C2 [glsa]
Depends on:
Reported: 2017-03-01 07:31 UTC by Harri Nieminen (Moiman)
Modified: 2017-08-21 01:20 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Description Harri Nieminen (Moiman) 2017-03-01 07:31:05 UTC
See debian bug report for more information:

Upstream bug report:

I would Suggest sending last rites to this package. No upstream activity since 31 Mar 2014.
Also has two open bugs for it 601350 and 587040 .

Reproducible: Always
Comment 1 Jeroen Roovers (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2017-03-01 08:25:51 UTC
MATCH_STRING_HTTP is disabled by default and can only be enabled through USE=savedconfig and relevant edits to src/config.h.
Comment 2 Thomas Deutschmann (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2017-03-01 22:55:49 UTC
@ Maintainer(s): CC'ing tree cleaners because nothing depend on the package and to follow Debian. If you want to keep this package in repository please tell us how you want to handle the reported problem.
Comment 3 Michał Górny archtester Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev Security 2017-08-14 08:04:00 UTC
commit f9817ef6dd0b8152546951ebceb237b0fdeaad78
Author:     Michał Górny <>
AuthorDate: Mon Aug 14 10:00:03 2017
Commit:     Michał Górny <>
CommitDate: Mon Aug 14 10:02:55 2017

    x11-terms/evilvte: Remove last-rited pkg, #601350

 profiles/package.mask                       |  6 ---
 x11-terms/evilvte/Manifest                  |  2 -
 x11-terms/evilvte/evilvte-0.5.1.ebuild      | 43 ---------------------
 x11-terms/evilvte/evilvte-0.5.2_pre1.ebuild | 58 -----------------------------
 x11-terms/evilvte/metadata.xml              |  8 ----
 5 files changed, 117 deletions(-)
Comment 4 Aaron Bauman (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2017-08-14 23:35:21 UTC
Removal GLSA request open.
Comment 5 GLSAMaker/CVETool Bot gentoo-dev 2017-08-21 01:20:22 UTC
This issue was resolved and addressed in
 GLSA 201708-07 at
by GLSA coordinator Thomas Deutschmann (whissi).