CVE-2017-10684

Priority
Description
In ncurses 6.0, there is a stack-based buffer overflow in the fmt_entry
function. A crafted input will lead to a remote arbitrary code execution
attack.
Notes
Package
Upstream:released (6.0+20170708-1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):needed
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):needed
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):needed
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):not-affected (6.1-1ubuntu1)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):not-affected (6.1-1ubuntu1)
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):not-affected (6.1-1ubuntu1)
Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa):not-affected (6.1-1ubuntu1)
This vulnerability is mitigated in part by the use of gcc's stack protector in Ubuntu. For more details see https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Features#stack-protector
More Information

Updated: 2019-12-05 19:39:35 UTC (commit 0aa5e7c87c8b55d2ec5c7f4ca1179cf75de91961)