Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 14702
rxvt DoS bug
Last modified: 2008-05-01 11:37:57 EDT
As reported in BUGTRACK you can DoS rxvt 2.6.1
echo -e "ESCAPE[4;65536;65536t" (where ESCAPE is \033)
rxvt seems to consume all memory and machine becomes unusable for a
rxvt-2.6.3 seems to correct this bug, so you should upgrade the package.
i have fixed the bug. Thanks for your report.