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1488917: CVE-2017-13730 ncurses: Illegal address access in the function _nc_read_entry_source()

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

There is an illegal address access in the function _nc_read_entry_source() in progs/tic.c in ncurses 6.0 that might lead to a remote denial of service attack.

Find out more about CVE-2017-13730 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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