ESB-2017.2573 - [UNIX/Linux][FreeBSD] ncurses: Denial of service - Existing account 2017-10-12

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                               ESB-2017.2573
                        ncurses -- multiple issues
                              12 October 2017

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           ncurses
Publisher:         FreeBSD
Operating System:  FreeBSD
                   UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
Impact/Access:     Denial of Service -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2017-13734 CVE-2017-13733 CVE-2017-13732
                   CVE-2017-13731 CVE-2017-13730 CVE-2017-13729
                   CVE-2017-13728  

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.vuxml.org/freebsd/b84dbd94-e894-4c91-b8cd-d328537b1b2b.html

Comment: This advisory references vulnerabilities in products which run on 
         platforms other than FreeBSD. It is recommended that administrators
         running ncurses check for an updated version of the software for 
         their operating system.

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ncurses -- multiple issues

Affected packages
ncurses	<=	6.0
Details

VuXML ID	b84dbd94-e894-4c91-b8cd-d328537b1b2b
Discovery	2017-08-29
Entry	2017-10-11
ncurses developers reports:

There are multiple illegal address access issues and an infinite loop issue. 
Please refer to the CVE list for details.

References

CVE Name	CVE-2017-13728
CVE Name	CVE-2017-13729
CVE Name	CVE-2017-13730
CVE Name	CVE-2017-13731
CVE Name	CVE-2017-13732
CVE Name	CVE-2017-13733
CVE Name	CVE-2017-13734
URL	https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1484274
URL	https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1484276
URL	https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1484284
URL	https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1484285
URL	https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1484287
URL	https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1484290
URL	https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1484291

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