EulerOS 2.0 SP3 : ncurses (EulerOS-SA-2018-1166)
High Nessus Plugin ID 110742
SynopsisThe remote EulerOS host is missing multiple security updates.
DescriptionAccording to the versions of the ncurses packages installed, the EulerOS installation on the remote host is affected by the following vulnerabilities :
- In ncurses 6.0, there is a stack-based buffer overflow in the fmt_entry function. A crafted input will lead to a remote arbitrary code execution attack.(CVE-2017-10684)
- In ncurses 6.0, there is a format string vulnerability in the fmt_entry function. A crafted input will lead to a remote arbitrary code execution attack.(CVE-2017-10685)
Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the EulerOS security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
SolutionUpdate the affected ncurses packages.