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Alpine Linux: CVE-2017-10685: ncurses buffer overflow in the fmt_entry function

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2017-10685: ncurses buffer overflow in the fmt_entry function

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
06/29/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
09/20/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

In ncurses 6.0, there is a format string vulnerability in the fmt_entry function. A crafted input will lead to a remote arbitrary code execution attack.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-ncurses

References

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-ncurses

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