EulerOS 2.0 SP5 : ncurses (EulerOS-SA-2022-1905)

high Nessus Plugin ID 162345


The remote EulerOS host is missing a security update.


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

- ncurses 6.3 before patch 20220416 has an out-of-bounds read and segmentation violation in convert_strings in tinfo/read_entry.c in the terminfo library. (CVE-2022-29458)

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 packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 162345

File Name: EulerOS_SA-2022-1905.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Published: 6/17/2022

Updated: 10/20/2023

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.0


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.8

Temporal Score: 4.5

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-29458


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.1

Temporal Score: 6.4

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

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/EulerOS/rpm-list, Host/EulerOS/sp, Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/EulerOS/release

Excluded KB Items: Host/EulerOS/uvp_version

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/17/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/18/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-29458