screen

Description:screen manager with VT100/ANSI terminal emulation
License: GPL-2
Homepage:https://www.gnu.org/software/screen/
Location:Portage
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  • M - hardmask
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USE flags

  • debug - Enable extra debug codepaths, like asserts and extra output. If you want to get meaningful backtraces see https://wiki.gentoo.org/wiki/Project:Quality_Assurance/Backtraces
  • multiuser - Enable multiuser support (by setting correct permissions)
  • nethack - Express error messages in nethack style
  • pam - Add support for PAM (Pluggable Authentication Modules) - DANGEROUS to arbitrarily flip
  • selinux - !!internal use only!! Security Enhanced Linux support, this must be set by the selinux profile or breakage will occur

Security Advisory

Date Severity Title
3 months normal GNU Screen: Buffer overflow
over 13 years high Screen: UTF-8 character handling vulnerability

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