Created attachment 1291505 [details]
Triggered by "captoinfo POC2"
Description of problem:
In postprocess_termcap function(parse_entry.c:838), tp->Strings array was written using illegal value transmitted by crafted input that led to Null pointer dereference.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
The debug information is as follows:
(gdb) set args $POC
#0 __strcmp_sse2_unaligned () at ../sysdeps/x86_64/multiarch/strcmp-sse2-unaligned.S:202
#1 0x00000000004396e1 in postprocess_termcap (tp=<optimized out>, has_base=<optimized out>) at ../ncurses/./tinfo/parse_entry.c:838
#2 _nc_parse_entry (entryp=0x7fffffffaf88, literal=<optimized out>, silent=<optimized out>) at ../ncurses/./tinfo/parse_entry.c:507
#3 0x0000000000431183 in _nc_read_entry_source (fp=<optimized out>, buf=<optimized out>, literal=0, silent=false, hook=0x0) at ../ncurses/./tinfo/comp_parse.c:227
#4 0x0000000000402c57 in main (argc=<optimized out>, argv=<optimized out>) at ../progs/tic.c:929
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Severity medium (fix will appear in the weekly updates).
Two duplicates of this report were filed, and should be closed:
The two bugs seem to have a higher security impact, so even if the fix for this bug solves the other issues, I think it's better to close this one as a duplicate.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 1464687 ***