CVE-2017-11112

NameCVE-2017-11112
DescriptionIn ncurses 6.0, there is an attempted 0xffffffffffffffff access in the append_acs 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.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
ncurses (PTS)jessie5.9+20140913-1+deb8u3fixed
stretch6.0+20161126-1+deb9u2fixed
buster, sid6.1+20181013-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
ncursessource(unstable)6.0+20170701-1medium
ncursessourcejessie5.9+20140913-1+deb8u1medium
ncursessourcestretch6.0+20161126-1+deb9u1medium

Notes

[wheezy] - ncurses <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1464686

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