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HistoryApr 14, 2023 - 2:32 p.m.

Security Bulletin: Vulnerabilities in Ncurses affect IBM BladeCenter Advanced Management Module (AMM)

2023-04-1414:32:25
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ibm bladecenter amm
ncurses
vulnerabilities
denial of service
remote attacker
crash
cve-2017-13731
cve-2017-13730
cve-2017-16879
cve-2017-13733
cve-2017-13732
cve-2017-13729
cve-2017-13728
cvss score

CVSS2

6.8

Attack Vector

NETWORK

Attack Complexity

MEDIUM

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

PARTIAL

Integrity Impact

PARTIAL

Availability Impact

PARTIAL

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

CVSS3

7.8

Attack Vector

LOCAL

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

NONE

User Interaction

REQUIRED

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

HIGH

Integrity Impact

HIGH

Availability Impact

HIGH

CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

EPSS

0.006

Percentile

77.8%

Summary

IBM BladeCenter Advanced Management Module (AMM) has addressed the following vulnerabilities in Ncurses.

Vulnerability Details

Summary

IBM BladeCenter Advanced Management Module (AMM) has addressed the following vulnerabilities in Ncurses.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2017-13731

Description: Ncurses is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an illegal address access in the postprocess_termcap function in parse_entry.c. By using a specially-crafted file, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause the application to crash.

CVSS Base Score: 3.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See <https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/131059&gt; for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)

CVEID: CVE-2017-13730

Description: Ncurses is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an illegal address access in the _nc_read_entry_source function in progs/tic.c. By using a specially-crafted file, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause the application to crash.

CVSS Base Score: 3.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See <https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/131057&gt; for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)

CVEID: CVE-2017-16879

Description: Ncurses is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by stack-based buffer overflow in the _nc_write_entry function in tinfo/write_entry.c. By persuading a victim to open a specially crafted terminfo file, an remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause the application to crash or possibly execute arbitrary code.

CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See <https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/135309&gt; for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)

CVEID: CVE-2017-13733

Description: Ncurses is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an illegal address access in the fmt_entry function in progs/dump_entry.c. By using a specially-crafted file, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause the application to crash.

CVSS Base Score: 3.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See <https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/131061&gt; for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)

CVEID: CVE-2017-13732

Description: Ncurses is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an illegal address access in the dump_uses function in progs/dump_entry.c. By using a specially-crafted file, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause the application to crash.

CVSS Base Score: 3.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See <https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/131060&gt; for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)

CVEID: CVE-2017-13729

Description: Ncurses is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an illegal address access in the _nc_save_str function in alloc_entry.c. By using a specially-crafted file, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause the application to crash.

CVSS Base Score: 3.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See <https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/31056&gt; for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)

CVEID: CVE-2017-13728

Description: GNU ncurses is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an error in the next_char function in comp_scan.c. By persuading a victim to open a specially-crafted file, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause the application to enter into an infinite loop.

CVSS Base Score: 5.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See <https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/131172&gt; for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)

Affected Products and Versions

Product Affected Version
IBM BladeCenter Advanced Management Module (AMM) BPET

Remediation/Fixes

Firmware fix versions are available on Fix Central:
<http://www.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/&gt;.

Product Fix Version
IBM BladeCenter Advanced Management Module (AMM)
ibm_fw_amm_bpet68h-3.68h_anyos_noarch BPET68H-3.68H

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

References

Related Information
IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog
Lenovo Product Security Advisories

Acknowledgement

None

Change History
13 March 2018: Original Copy Published

  • The CVSS Environment Score is customer environment specific and will ultimately impact the Overall CVSS Score. Customers can evaluate the impact of this vulnerability in their environments by accessing the links in the Reference section of this Security Bulletin.

Disclaimer

According to the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST), the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) is an β€œindustry open standard designed to convey vulnerability severity and help to determine urgency and priority of response.” IBM PROVIDES THE CVSS SCORES β€œAS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. CUSTOMERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ASSESSING THE IMPACT OF ANY ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL SECURITY VULNERABILITY.

CVSS2

6.8

Attack Vector

NETWORK

Attack Complexity

MEDIUM

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

PARTIAL

Integrity Impact

PARTIAL

Availability Impact

PARTIAL

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

CVSS3

7.8

Attack Vector

LOCAL

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

NONE

User Interaction

REQUIRED

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

HIGH

Integrity Impact

HIGH

Availability Impact

HIGH

CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

EPSS

0.006

Percentile

77.8%