Out-of-bounds Read

Affecting ncurses package, versions *

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Overview

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

References

CVSS Score

5.3
low severity
  • Attack Vector
    Local
  • Attack Complexity
    Low
  • Privileges Required
    Low
  • User Interaction
    None
  • Scope
    Unchanged
  • Confidentiality
    Low
  • Integrity
    Low
  • Availability
    Low
CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L
CVE
CVE-2019-17594
CWE
CWE-125
Snyk ID
SNYK-UBUNTU1804-NCURSES-482343
Disclosed
14 Oct, 2019
Published
15 Oct, 2019