CVE-2017-13729

Published: 29 August 2017

There is an illegal address access in the _nc_save_str function in alloc_entry.c in ncurses 6.0. It will lead to a remote denial of service attack.

Priority

Negligible

CVSS 3 base score: 6.5

Status

Package Release Status
ncurses
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (6.0+20170827-1)
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

Patches:
Other: ftp://ftp.invisible-island.net/ncurses/6.0/ncurses-6.0-20170826.patch.gz