CVE-2017-13728

Priority
Negligible
Description
There is an infinite loop in the next_char function in comp_scan.c in
ncurses 6.0, related to libtic. A crafted input will lead to a remote
denial of service attack.
References
Bugs
Package
Upstream:needs-triage
Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark):needed
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):needed
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):needed
Ubuntu Core 15.04:needed
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):needed
Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus):needed
Patches:
Patch:ftp://ftp.invisible-island.net/ncurses/6.0/ncurses-6.0-20170826.patch.gz
More Information

Updated: 2017-09-27 19:14:16 UTC (commit 13406)