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RUSTSEC-2019-0005

Format string vulnerabilities in pancurses

Issued
Package
pancurses (crates.io)
Type
Vulnerability
Aliases
Details
https://github.com/RustSec/advisory-db/issues/106
CVSS Score
7.5 HIGH
CVSS Details
Attack vector
Network
Attack complexity
Low
Privileges required
None
User interaction
None
Scope
Unchanged
Confidentiality
None
Integrity
High
Availability
None
CVSS Vector
CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N
Patched
no patched versions
Affected Functions
Version
pancurses::mvprintw
  • >=0
pancurses::printw
  • >=0

Description

pancurses::mvprintw and pancurses::printw passes a pointer from a rust &str to C, allowing hostile input to execute a format string attack, which trivially allows writing arbitrary data to stack memory.