Security update for ncurses (important)

2018-12-08T15:14:08
ID OPENSUSE-SU-2018:4055-1
Type suse
Reporter Suse
Modified 2018-12-08T15:14:08

Description

This update for ncurses fixes the following issues:

Security issue fixed:

  • CVE-2018-19211: Fixed denial of service issue that was triggered by a NULL pointer dereference at function _nc_parse_entry (bsc#1115929).

Non-security issue fixed:

  • Remove scree.xterm from terminfo data base as with this screen uses fallback TERM=screen (bsc#1103320).

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-15:Update update project.