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USN-837-1: Newt vulnerability

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USN-837-1: Newt vulnerability

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
09/29/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/06/2013
Modified
07/09/2020

Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in textbox.c in newt 0.51.5, 0.51.6, and 0.52.2 allows local users to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a request to display a crafted text dialog box.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-libnewt0-52

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