Bug 1473302 (CVE-2017-10684) - CVE-2017-10684 ncurses: Stack-based buffer overflow in fmt_entry function in dump_entry.c
Summary: CVE-2017-10684 ncurses: Stack-based buffer overflow in fmt_entry function in ...
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Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: CVE-2017-10684
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
medium
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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: 1464687 CVE-2017-10685 (view as bug list)
Depends On: 1464687
Blocks: 1473315
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2017-07-20 12:44 UTC by Adam Mariš
Modified: 2021-02-17 01:52 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

Fixed In Version: ncurses 6.0-20170701
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Last Closed: 2017-07-25 12:54:22 UTC


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Description Adam Mariš 2017-07-20 12:44:57 UTC
A stack-based buffer overflow in the fmt_entry function in dump_entry.c was found.

Product bug:

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1464687

Upstream patch:

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

Comment 1 Adam Mariš 2017-07-20 12:59:10 UTC
*** Bug 1473312 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

Comment 3 Stefan Cornelius 2017-07-24 13:28:36 UTC
Mitigated by stack canaries/cookies.

Comment 4 Stefan Cornelius 2017-07-25 12:54:30 UTC
Statement:

Red Hat Product Security has rated this issue as having Moderate security impact. This issue is not currently planned to be addressed in future updates. For additional information, refer to the Issue Severity Classification: https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/.

Comment 5 Miroslav Lichvar 2017-07-26 13:13:03 UTC
*** Bug 1464687 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***


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