NULL Pointer Dereference

Affecting ncurses package, versions <5.9+20140913-1+deb8u1

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Overview

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.

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CVSS Score

7.5
high severity
  • Attack Vector
    Network
  • Attack Complexity
    Low
  • Privileges Required
    None
  • User Interaction
    None
  • Scope
    Unchanged
  • Confidentiality
    None
  • Integrity
    None
  • Availability
    High
CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
CVE
CVE-2017-11113
CWE
CWE-476
Snyk ID
SNYK-DEBIAN8-NCURSES-367754
Disclosed
08 Jul, 2017
Published
08 Jul, 2017