CVE-2017-11113

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2017-06-24
Bugzilla:
1473310: CVE-2017-11113 ncurses: Null pointer dereference vulnerability in _nc_parse_entry function

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

In ncurses 6.0, there is a NULL Pointer Dereference in the _nc_parse_entry 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-2017-11113 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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