CVE-2019-17594

NameCVE-2019-17594
DescriptionThere 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.
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
Debian Bugs942401

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
ncurses (PTS)jessie5.9+20140913-1+deb8u3vulnerable
stretch6.0+20161126-1+deb9u2vulnerable
buster6.1+20181013-2+deb10u1vulnerable
bullseye, sid6.1+20191019-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
ncursessource(unstable)6.1+20191019-1low942401

Notes

[buster] - ncurses <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[stretch] - ncurses <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[jessie] - ncurses <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-ncurses/2019-10/msg00017.html
https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-ncurses/2019-10/msg00045.html

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