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Date: Mon, 17 May 2021 22:50:20 +0300
From: Dan Yefihmov <>
Subject: Re: rxvt terminal (+bash) remoteish code execution 0day

On May 17, 2021 10:28:10 PM GMT+03:00, Jakub Wilk <> wrote:
>* def <>, 2021-05-17, 17:33:
>>The bug is not technically a 0day for rxvt-unicode and has been known 
>>at least since 2017-05-01 when it was discussed publicly in 
>>The issue was quietly fixed in rxvt-unicode upstream in 2017.
>Or was it 2019?
No, that was in fact 2017:

The commit you mentioned just eradicates the faulty code to protect unwise and careless users.

Sincerely Yours, Dan.

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