Bug 1473312 - (CVE-2017-10685) CVE-2017-10685 ncurses: Stack-based buffer overflow caused by format string vulnerability in fmt_entry function
CVE-2017-10685 ncurses: Stack-based buffer overflow caused by format string v...
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 1473302
Product: Security Response
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Reported: 2017-07-20 08:57 EDT by Adam Mariš
Modified: 2017-07-22 09:38 EDT (History)
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Fixed In Version: ncurses 6.0-20170701
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Description Adam Mariš 2017-07-20 08:57:40 EDT
In ncurses 6.0, there is a format string vulnerability in the fmt_entry function. A crafted input will lead to a remote arbitrary code execution attack.

Bug report:

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1464692

Upstream patch:

https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-ncurses/2017-07/msg00001.html
Comment 1 Adam Mariš 2017-07-20 08:59:10 EDT
This issue is duplicate of CVE-2017-10684.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 1473302 ***
Comment 2 Adam Mariš 2017-07-20 11:18:40 EDT
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Red Hat considers this issue as a duplicate of CVE-2017-10684.

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