EulerOS UVP 2.5.2 : ncurses (EulerOS-SA-2018-1276)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 117430
SynopsisThe remote EulerOS UVP host is missing a security update.
DescriptionAccording 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.
SolutionUpdate the affected ncurses package.