rbistolfi has packaged an updated version of xterm for VL 5.9 and VL 5.9.1. This package is a security patch. For details see: http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-2383
Security conscious users may wish to upgrade immediately. This package will be moved to patches as soon as we have adequate user testing.
Package Size: 198K
Installed Size: 480K
xterm: xterm (terminal emulator for X)
xterm: The xterm program is a terminal emulator for the X Window System.
xterm: It provides DEC VT102/VT220 (VTxxx) and Tektronix 4014 compatible
xterm: terminals for programs that cannot use the window system directly.
After testing this package please return to this thread and let us know how it works for you.
eMachines EL-1300G desktop, 1.6GHz AMD Athlon 2650e CPU, 4GB RAM, nVidia GeForce 6150 SE video
CentOS 6.5 (will try VL64-7.1 soon)
Toshiba Satellite A135-S4727, Intel Pentium T2080 / 1.73 GHz, 2GB RAM, Intel GMA 950
HP Mini 110 netbook, 1.6GHz Intel Atom CPU, 2GB RAM, Intel 950 video, VL 7.1