CVE-2017-13728

MEDIUM

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

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1484274

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

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-08-29

Updated: 2018-10-21

Type: CWE-119

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: HIGH