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CVE-2022-29458

Published: 18 April 2022

ncurses 6.3 before patch 20220416 has an out-of-bounds read and segmentation violation in convert_strings in tinfo/read_entry.c in the terminfo library.

Notes

AuthorNote
mdeslaur
DoS only

Priority

Negligible

Cvss 3 Severity Score

7.1

Score breakdown

Status

Package Release Status
ncurses
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
impish Ignored
(end of life)
jammy
Released (6.3-2ubuntu0.1)
kinetic Not vulnerable
(6.3+20220423-2)
lunar Not vulnerable
(6.3+20220423-2)
trusty
Released (5.9+20140118-1ubuntu1+esm2)
Available with Ubuntu Pro or Ubuntu Pro (Infra-only)
upstream
Released (6.3-20220416)
xenial
Released (6.0+20160213-1ubuntu1+esm2)
Available with Ubuntu Pro or Ubuntu Pro (Infra-only)
bionic
Released (6.1-1ubuntu1.18.04.1)
focal
Released (6.2-0ubuntu2.1)
Patches:
upstream: https://github.com/mirror/ncurses/commit/4c9f63c460cb7134f142aa65f6866c175ed77605

Severity score breakdown

Parameter Value
Base score 7.1
Attack vector Local
Attack complexity Low
Privileges required None
User interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality High
Integrity impact None
Availability impact High
Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:H