openSUSE Security Update : ncurses (openSUSE-2017-920)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update for ncurses fixes the following issues :

Security issues fixed :

- CVE-2017-11112: Illegal address access in append_acs.
(bsc#1047964)

- CVE-2017-11113: Dereferencing NULL pointer in
_nc_parse_entry. (bsc#1047965)

- CVE-2017-10684, CVE-2017-10685: Add modified upstream
fix from ncurses 6.0 to avoid broken termcap format
(bsc#1046853, bsc#1046858, bsc#1049344)

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12:Update update project.

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1046853
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1046858
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1047964
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1047965
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1049344

Solution :

Update the affected ncurses packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 102471 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-10684
CVE-2017-10685
CVE-2017-11112
CVE-2017-11113

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