Package "screen"

Name: screen


terminal multiplexer with VT100/ANSI terminal emulation

Latest version: 4.6.2-1ubuntu1.1
Release: bionic (18.04)
Level: updates
Repository: main
Homepage: https://savannah.gnu.org/projects/screen


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Repository Area Version
base main 4.6.2-1
security main 4.6.2-1ubuntu1.1


Version: 4.6.2-1ubuntu1.1 2021-02-24 16:07:48 UTC

  screen (4.6.2-1ubuntu1.1) bionic-security; urgency=medium

  * SECURITY UPDATE: DoS via crafted UTF-8 character sequence
    - debian/patches/99_CVE-2021-26937.patch: fix out of bounds array
      access in encoding.c.
    - CVE-2021-26937

 -- Marc Deslauriers <email address hidden> Tue, 23 Feb 2021 12:46:52 -0500

Source diff to previous version
CVE-2021-26937 encoding.c in GNU Screen through 4.8.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (invalid write access and application crash) or possibly

Version: 4.6.2-1ubuntu1 2018-07-23 19:06:40 UTC

  screen (4.6.2-1ubuntu1) bionic; urgency=medium

  * debian/screen.preinst: When screen is unpacked but not configured the
    permissions for /var/run/screen need to be changed so that an existing
    screen session can be reconnected to e.g. during an distribution upgrade.
    (LP: #1761997)

 -- Brian Murray <email address hidden> Fri, 20 Jul 2018 06:57:59 -0700

1761997 /var/run needs mode 777 in bionic

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