Bug 1473312 (CVE-2017-10685) - CVE-2017-10685 ncurses: Stack-based buffer overflow caused by format string vulnerability in fmt_entry function
Summary: CVE-2017-10685 ncurses: Stack-based buffer overflow caused by format string v...
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 1473302
Alias: CVE-2017-10685
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
QA Contact:
Whiteboard: impact=moderate,public=20170624,repor...
Keywords: Security
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2017-07-20 12:57 UTC by Adam Mariš
Modified: 2019-06-08 22:09 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2017-07-20 12:59:10 UTC

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Description Adam Mariš 2017-07-20 12:57:40 UTC
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.

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Comment 1 Adam Mariš 2017-07-20 12:59:10 UTC
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 15:18:40 UTC

Red Hat considers this issue as a duplicate of CVE-2017-10684.

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