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SUSE: CVE-2017-16879: SUSE Linux Security Advisory

Severity CVSS Published Added Modified
7 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) November 21, 2017 November 30, 2017 December 06, 2017

Description

Stack-based buffer overflow in the _nc_write_entry function in tinfo/write_entry.c in ncurses 6.0 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted terminfo file, as demonstrated by tic.

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References

Solution

suse-upgrade-libncurses5