EulerOS 2.0 SP2 : ncurses (EulerOS-SA-2018-1218)

high Nessus Plugin ID 110882


The remote EulerOS host is missing a security update.


According to the version of the ncurses packages installed, the EulerOS installation on the remote host is affected by the following vulnerability :

- A NULL pointer dereference was found in the way the
_nc_parse_entry function parses terminfo data for compilation. An attacker able to provide specially crafted terminfo data could use this flaw to crash the application parsing it.(CVE-2018-10754)

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.


Update the affected ncurses package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 110882

File Name: EulerOS_SA-2018-1218.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Published: 7/3/2018

Updated: 1/6/2021

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:ncurses, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:ncurses-base, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:ncurses-devel, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:ncurses-libs, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:ncurses-term, cpe:/o:huawei:euleros:2.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/EulerOS/release, Host/EulerOS/rpm-list, Host/EulerOS/sp

Excluded KB Items: Host/EulerOS/uvp_version

Patch Publication Date: 6/29/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-10754