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Posted 15 July 2017 - 01:10 AM

openSUSE Security Update: Recommended update for ncurses
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Announcement ID: openSUSE-SU-2017:1882-1
Rating: important
References: #1000662 #1046853 #1046858
Cross-References: CVE-2017-10684 CVE-2017-10685
Affected Products:
openSUSE Leap 42.2
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An update that solves two vulnerabilities and has one
errata is now available.

Description:

This update for ncurses fixes the following issues:

Security issues fixed:
- CVE-2017-10684: Possible RCE via stack-based buffer overflow in the
fmt_entry function. (bsc#1046858)
- CVE-2017-10685: Possible RCE with format string vulnerability in the
fmt_entry function. (bsc#1046853)

Bugfixes:
- Drop patch ncurses-5.9-environment.dif as YaST2 ncurses GUI does not
need it anymore and as well as it causes bug bsc#1000662

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12:Update update project.


Patch Instructions:

To install this openSUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

- openSUSE Leap 42.2:

zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2017-823=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".


Package List:

- openSUSE Leap 42.2 (i586 x86_64):

libncurses5-5.9-55.3.1
libncurses5-debuginfo-5.9-55.3.1
libncurses6-5.9-55.3.1
libncurses6-debuginfo-5.9-55.3.1
ncurses-debugsource-5.9-55.3.1
ncurses-devel-5.9-55.3.1
ncurses-devel-debuginfo-5.9-55.3.1
ncurses-utils-5.9-55.3.1
ncurses-utils-debuginfo-5.9-55.3.1
tack-5.9-55.3.1
tack-debuginfo-5.9-55.3.1
terminfo-5.9-55.3.1
terminfo-base-5.9-55.3.1

- openSUSE Leap 42.2 (x86_64):

libncurses5-32bit-5.9-55.3.1
libncurses5-debuginfo-32bit-5.9-55.3.1
libncurses6-32bit-5.9-55.3.1
libncurses6-debuginfo-32bit-5.9-55.3.1
ncurses-devel-32bit-5.9-55.3.1
ncurses-devel-debuginfo-32bit-5.9-55.3.1


References:

https://www.suse.com...2017-10684.html
https://www.suse.com...2017-10685.html
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1000662
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1046853
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1046858

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