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CVE-2017-11112

Published: 8 July 2017

In ncurses 6.0, there is an attempted 0xffffffffffffffff access in the append_acs function of tinfo/parse_entry.c. It could lead to a remote denial of service attack if the terminfo library code is used to process untrusted terminfo data.

Notes

AuthorNote
ccdm94
fix availabe in patch 20170701 for ncurses 6.0.

Priority

Negligible

CVSS 3 base score: 7.5

Status

Package Release Status
ncurses
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
bionic Not vulnerable
(6.1-1ubuntu1)
cosmic Not vulnerable
(6.1-1ubuntu1)
disco Not vulnerable
(6.1-1ubuntu1)
eoan Not vulnerable
(6.1-1ubuntu1)
focal Not vulnerable
(6.1-1ubuntu1)
groovy Not vulnerable
(6.1-1ubuntu1)
hirsute Not vulnerable
(6.1-1ubuntu1)
impish Not vulnerable
(6.1-1ubuntu1)
jammy Not vulnerable
(6.1-1ubuntu1)
precise Ignored
(end of ESM support, was needed)
trusty
Released (5.9+20140118-1ubuntu1+esm1)
upstream
Released (6.0+20170701-1)
xenial
Released (6.0+20160213-1ubuntu1+esm1)
yakkety Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
zesty Ignored
(reached end-of-life)