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 Severity: Normal
    Title: ncurses: Multiple vulnerabilities
     Date: April 17, 2018
     Bugs: #624644, #625830, #629276, #639706
       ID: 201804-13

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Synopsis
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Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in ncurses, the worst of which
allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code.

Background
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Free software emulation of curses in System V.

Affected packages
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     Package              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
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  1  sys-libs/ncurses             < 6.1:0                    >= 6.1:0

Description
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Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in ncurses. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact
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A remote attacker, by enticing the user to process untrusted terminfo
or other data, could execute arbitrary code or cause a Denial of
Service condition.

Workaround
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There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
=========
All ncurses users should upgrade to the latest version:

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=sys-libs/ncurses-6.1:0"

References
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[  1 ] CVE-2017-10684
       https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-10684
[  2 ] CVE-2017-10685
       https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-10685
[  3 ] CVE-2017-11112
       https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-11112
[  4 ] CVE-2017-11113
       https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-11113
[  5 ] CVE-2017-13728
       https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-13728
[  6 ] CVE-2017-13729
       https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-13729
[  7 ] CVE-2017-13730
       https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-13730
[  8 ] CVE-2017-13731
       https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-13731
[  9 ] CVE-2017-13732
       https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-13732
[ 10 ] CVE-2017-13733
       https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-13733
[ 11 ] CVE-2017-13734
       https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-13734
[ 12 ] CVE-2017-16879
       https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-16879

Availability
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This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

 https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201804-13

Concerns?
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Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2018 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5/

Gentoo: GLSA-201804-13: ncurses: Multiple vulnerabilities

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in ncurses, the worst of which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code.

Summary

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in ncurses. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Resolution

All ncurses users should upgrade to the latest version: # emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=sys-libs/ncurses-6.1:0"

References

[ 1 ] CVE-2017-10684 https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-10684 [ 2 ] CVE-2017-10685 https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-10685 [ 3 ] CVE-2017-11112 https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-11112 [ 4 ] CVE-2017-11113 https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-11113 [ 5 ] CVE-2017-13728 https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-13728 [ 6 ] CVE-2017-13729 https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-13729 [ 7 ] CVE-2017-13730 https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-13730 [ 8 ] CVE-2017-13731 https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-13731 [ 9 ] CVE-2017-13732 https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-13732 [ 10 ] CVE-2017-13733 https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-13733 [ 11 ] CVE-2017-13734 https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-13734 [ 12 ] CVE-2017-16879 https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-16879

Availability

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at the Gentoo Security Website: https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201804-13

Concerns

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at https://bugs.gentoo.org.

Severity
Severity: Normal
Title: ncurses: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: April 17, 2018
Bugs: #624644, #625830, #629276, #639706
ID: 201804-13

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in ncurses, the worst of which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code.

Background

Free software emulation of curses in System V.

Affected Packages

------------------------------------------------------------------- Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected ------------------------------------------------------------------- 1 sys-libs/ncurses < 6.1:0 >= 6.1:0

Impact

===== A remote attacker, by enticing the user to process untrusted terminfo or other data, could execute arbitrary code or cause a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

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