Out-of-Bounds Affecting ncurses-base package, versions <0:6.1-9.20180224.el8


0.0
medium

Snyk CVSS

    Attack Complexity Low
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NVD
5.4 medium
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SUSE
4 medium
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Red Hat
5.4 medium

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  • Snyk ID SNYK-CENTOS8-NCURSESBASE-2147770
  • published 26 Jul 2021
  • disclosed 11 Oct 2019

How to fix?

Upgrade Centos:8 ncurses-base to version 0:6.1-9.20180224.el8 or higher.

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.

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.