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Advisory Published

CVE-2020-19186: Buffer Overflow

First published: Tue Aug 22 2023(Updated: )

ncurses. This issue was addressed with improved checks.


Affected SoftwareAffected VersionHow to fix
Apple macOS Ventura<13.6.3
Apple macOS Monterey<12.7.2
Apple macOS Sonoma<14.2
GNU ncurses=6.1
Netapp Active Iq Unified Manager Vsphere

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is the vulnerability ID of this buffer overflow vulnerability?

    The vulnerability ID is CVE-2020-19186.

  • Which function is affected by the buffer overflow vulnerability?

    The _nc_find_entry function in tinfo/comp_hash.c:66 is affected.

  • What is the severity rating of CVE-2020-19186?

    CVE-2020-19186 has a severity rating of 6.5, which is considered medium.

  • How can an attacker exploit this buffer overflow vulnerability?

    An attacker can exploit this vulnerability by sending crafted commands remotely, leading to a denial of service.

  • Is there a fix available for CVE-2020-19186?

    To fix CVE-2020-19186, it is recommended to update to a version of ncurses that addresses the vulnerability.


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