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1473306: CVE-2017-11112 ncurses: Illegal address access in append_acs function

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

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.

Find out more about CVE-2017-11112 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v3 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v3 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

CVSS3 Base Score 3.3
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L
Attack Vector Local
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Low

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 ncurses Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 ncurses Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 ncurses Will not fix

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