CVE-2017-10684

Published: 29 June 2017

In ncurses 6.0, there is a stack-based buffer overflow in the fmt_entry function. A crafted input will lead to a remote arbitrary code execution attack.

Priority

Negligible

CVSS 3 base score: 9.8

Status

Package Release Status
ncurses
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (6.0+20170708-1)
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla) Not vulnerable
(6.1-1ubuntu1)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Not vulnerable
(6.1-1ubuntu1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Not vulnerable
(6.1-1ubuntu1)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) Needed

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Needed

This vulnerability is mitigated in part by the use of gcc's stack protector in Ubuntu.