Upstream information

CVE-2017-13729 at MITRE

Description

There is an illegal address access in the _nc_save_str function in alloc_entry.c in ncurses 6.0. It will lead to a remote denial of service attack.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Running

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 4.3 5
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network Network
Access Complexity Medium Low
Authentication None None
Confidentiality Impact None None
Integrity Impact None None
Availability Impact Partial Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  SUSE
Base Score 5.3
Vector AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Low
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 1056132 [IN_PROGRESS], 1069530 [NEW]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
Openstack Cloud Magnum Orchestration 7
  • libncurses5 >= 5.9-55.1
  • libncurses6 >= 5.9-55.1
  • ncurses >= 5.9-55.1
  • ncurses-utils >= 5.9-55.1
  • terminfo-base >= 5.9-55.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-Magnum-Orchestration-7-2018-86
SUSE CaaS Platform ALL
  • libncurses5 >= 5.9-55.1
  • libncurses6 >= 5.9-55.1
  • ncurses >= 5.9-55.1
  • ncurses-utils >= 5.9-55.1
  • terminfo-base >= 5.9-55.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-CAASP-ALL-2018-86
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2
  • libncurses5 >= 5.9-55.1
  • libncurses5-32bit >= 5.9-55.1
  • libncurses6 >= 5.9-55.1
  • libncurses6-32bit >= 5.9-55.1
  • ncurses >= 5.9-55.1
  • ncurses-devel >= 5.9-55.1
  • ncurses-utils >= 5.9-55.1
  • tack >= 5.9-55.1
  • terminfo >= 5.9-55.1
  • terminfo-base >= 5.9-55.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP2-2018-86
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3
  • libncurses5 >= 5.9-55.1
  • libncurses5-32bit >= 5.9-55.1
  • libncurses6 >= 5.9-55.1
  • libncurses6-32bit >= 5.9-55.1
  • ncurses >= 5.9-55.1
  • ncurses-devel >= 5.9-55.1
  • ncurses-utils >= 5.9-55.1
  • tack >= 5.9-55.1
  • terminfo >= 5.9-55.1
  • terminfo-base >= 5.9-55.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP3-2018-86
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4
  • libncurses5 >= 5.6-93.12.1
  • libncurses5-32bit >= 5.6-93.12.1
  • libncurses5-x86 >= 5.6-93.12.1
  • libncurses6 >= 5.6-93.12.1
  • libncurses6-32bit >= 5.6-93.12.1
  • libncurses6-x86 >= 5.6-93.12.1
  • ncurses >= 5.6-93.12.1
  • ncurses-devel >= 5.6-93.12.1
  • ncurses-devel-32bit >= 5.6-93.12.1
  • ncurses-utils >= 5.6-93.12.1
  • tack >= 5.6-93.12.1
  • terminfo >= 5.6-93.12.1
  • terminfo-base >= 5.6-93.12.1
Patchnames:
slessp4-ncurses-13364
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2
  • libncurses5 >= 5.9-55.1
  • libncurses5-32bit >= 5.9-55.1
  • libncurses6 >= 5.9-55.1
  • libncurses6-32bit >= 5.9-55.1
  • ncurses >= 5.9-55.1
  • ncurses-devel >= 5.9-55.1
  • ncurses-devel-32bit >= 5.9-55.1
  • ncurses-utils >= 5.9-55.1
  • tack >= 5.9-55.1
  • terminfo >= 5.9-55.1
  • terminfo-base >= 5.9-55.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2018-86
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3
  • libncurses5 >= 5.9-55.1
  • libncurses5-32bit >= 5.9-55.1
  • libncurses6 >= 5.9-55.1
  • libncurses6-32bit >= 5.9-55.1
  • ncurses >= 5.9-55.1
  • ncurses-devel >= 5.9-55.1
  • ncurses-devel-32bit >= 5.9-55.1
  • ncurses-utils >= 5.9-55.1
  • tack >= 5.9-55.1
  • terminfo >= 5.9-55.1
  • terminfo-base >= 5.9-55.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2018-86
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Raspberry Pi 12 SP2
  • libncurses5 >= 5.9-55.1
  • libncurses6 >= 5.9-55.1
  • ncurses >= 5.9-55.1
  • ncurses-devel >= 5.9-55.1
  • ncurses-utils >= 5.9-55.1
  • tack >= 5.9-55.1
  • terminfo >= 5.9-55.1
  • terminfo-base >= 5.9-55.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-RPI-12-SP2-2018-86
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP4
  • ncurses >= 5.6-93.12.1
  • ncurses-devel >= 5.6-93.12.1
  • ncurses-devel-32bit >= 5.6-93.12.1
  • tack >= 5.6-93.12.1
Patchnames:
sdksp4-ncurses-13364
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP2
  • ncurses >= 5.9-55.1
  • ncurses-devel >= 5.9-55.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP2-2018-86
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP3
  • ncurses >= 5.9-55.1
  • ncurses-devel >= 5.9-55.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP3-2018-86

List of packages in QA

Product(s) Package(s)
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP2
  • ncurses >= 5.9-55.1
  • ncurses-debugsource >= 5.9-55.1
  • ncurses-devel >= 5.9-55.1
  • ncurses-devel-debuginfo >= 5.9-55.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP3
  • ncurses >= 5.9-55.1
  • ncurses-debugsource >= 5.9-55.1
  • ncurses-devel >= 5.9-55.1
  • ncurses-devel-debuginfo >= 5.9-55.1


Status of this issue by product and package

Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification.

Product(s) Source package State
CaaS Platform 1.0 ncurses Released
CaaS Platform 2.0 ncurses Released
OpenStack Cloud Magnum Orchestration 7.0 ncurses Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2 ncurses Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 ncurses Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP4 ncurses Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP2 ncurses Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP3 ncurses Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS ncurses Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 ncurses Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA LTSS ncurses Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 LTSS ncurses Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 ncurses Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 ncurses Released