Out-of-Bounds Affecting ncurses-base package, versions *


0.0
medium

Snyk CVSS

    Attack Complexity Low
    User Interaction Required
    Availability High
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NVD
8.8 high
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SUSE
6.2 medium
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Red Hat
5.5 medium

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  • Snyk ID SNYK-CENTOS8-NCURSESBASE-1970865
  • published 26 Sep 2021
  • disclosed 4 Aug 2020

How to fix?

There is no fixed version for Centos:8 ncurses-base.

NVD Description

Note: Versions mentioned in the description apply only to the upstream ncurses-base package and not the ncurses-base package as distributed by Centos:8. See How to fix? for Centos:8 relevant fixed versions and status.

An issue was discovered in ncurses through v6.2-1. _nc_captoinfo in captoinfo.c has a heap-based buffer overflow.