Bug 1473306 (CVE-2017-11112) - CVE-2017-11112 ncurses: Illegal address access in append_acs function
Summary: CVE-2017-11112 ncurses: Illegal address access in append_acs function
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: CVE-2017-11112
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
low
low
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Whiteboard: impact=low,public=20170624,reported=2...
Keywords: Reopened, Security
: 1464686 (view as bug list)
Depends On: 1464686
Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2017-07-20 12:50 UTC by Adam Mariš
Modified: 2019-06-08 22:09 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2017-10-19 09:38:59 UTC


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Description Adam Mariš 2017-07-20 12:50:38 UTC
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.

Bug report:

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1464686

Upstream patch:

https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-ncurses/2017-07/msg00001.html

Comment 1 Miroslav Lichvar 2017-07-26 13:10:05 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 1464686 ***

Comment 2 Miroslav Lichvar 2017-07-26 13:17:37 UTC
*** Bug 1464686 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***


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