Out-of-bounds Read

Affecting ncurses package, versions *

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Overview

There is a heap-based buffer over-read in the fmt_entry function in tinfo/comp_hash.c in the terminfo library in ncurses before 6.1-20191012.

References

CVSS Score

5.4
low severity
  • Attack Vector
    Network
  • Attack Complexity
    Low
  • Privileges Required
    None
  • User Interaction
    Required
  • Scope
    Unchanged
  • Confidentiality
    Low
  • Integrity
    None
  • Availability
    Low
CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:L
CVE
CVE-2019-17595
CWE
CWE-125
Snyk ID
SNYK-UBUNTU1804-NCURSES-481908
Disclosed
14 Oct, 2019
Published
15 Oct, 2019