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|Posted: Tue Apr 17, 2018 6:26 pm Post subject: [ GLSA 201804-13 ] ncurses
|Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
Title: ncurses: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201804-13)
Bug(s): #624644, #625830, #629276, #639706
Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in ncurses, the worst of
which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code.
Free software emulation of curses in System V.
Vulnerable: < 6.1
Unaffected: >= 6.1
Architectures: All supported architectures
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in ncurses. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A remote attacker, by enticing the user to process untrusted terminfo or
other data, could execute arbitrary code or cause a Denial of Service
There is no known workaround at this time.
All ncurses users should upgrade to the latest version:
|# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=sys-libs/ncurses-6.1:0"
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