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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2019-17595) ELSA-2021-4426: ncurses security update

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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2019-17595) ELSA-2021-4426: ncurses security update

Severity
6
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P)
Published
10/14/2019
Created
11/19/2021
Added
11/17/2021
Modified
11/23/2022

Description

There is a heap-based buffer over-read in the fmt_entry function in tinfo/comp_hash.c in the terminfo library in ncurses before 6.1-20191012.

Solution(s)

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-ncurses
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-ncurses-base
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-ncurses-c-libs
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-ncurses-compat-libs
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-ncurses-devel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-ncurses-libs
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-ncurses-term

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