CVE-2017-13733

NameCVE-2017-13733
DescriptionThere is an illegal address access in the fmt_entry function in progs/dump_entry.c in ncurses 6.0 that might lead to a remote denial of service attack.
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)
Debian Bugs873746

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+20170902-1medium873746
ncursessourcejessie5.9+20140913-1+deb8u1medium
ncursessourcestretch6.0+20161126-1+deb9u1medium

Notes

[wheezy] - ncurses <ignored> (Minor issue)
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1484290

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