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Format string vulnerability in kvt in KDE 1.1.2 may allow local users to execute arbitrary commands via a DISPLAY environmental variable that contains formatting characters.
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Date Entry Created
20001124 Disclaimer: The entry creation date may reflect when the CVE-ID was allocated or reserved, and does not necessarily indicate when this vulnerability was discovered, shared with the affected vendor, publicly disclosed, or updated in CVE.
Phase (Legacy)
Proposed (20001129)
Votes (Legacy)
ACCEPT(2) Baker, Mell
NOOP(2) Cole, Wall
REVIEWING(1) Christey
Comments (Legacy)
 Christey> May be a duplicate of CVE-2000-0373, but the ref's in that CVE
   are vague.  I suspect this *isn't* a duplicate because this is
   a format string problem.
 Baker> I think it is sufficiently different from 2000-0373.

Proposed (Legacy)
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