CVE-2022-29458

NameCVE-2022-29458
Descriptionncurses 6.3 before patch 20220416 has an out-of-bounds read and segmentation violation in convert_strings in tinfo/read_entry.c in the terminfo library.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-3167-1
Debian Bugs1009870

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
ncurses (PTS)buster6.1+20181013-2+deb10u2vulnerable
buster (security)6.1+20181013-2+deb10u3fixed
bullseye6.2+20201114-2vulnerable
bookworm6.4-1fixed
sid6.4-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
ncursessourcebuster6.1+20181013-2+deb10u3DLA-3167-1
ncursessource(unstable)6.3+20220423-11009870

Notes

[bullseye] - ncurses <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[stretch] - ncurses <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-ncurses/2022-04/msg00014.html
https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-ncurses/2022-04/msg00016.html
https://invisible-island.net/ncurses/NEWS.html#t20220416

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