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Bug 662158 (CVE-2018-9240) - <media-sound/ncmpc-0.31: NULL pointer deference vulnerability (CVE-2018-9240)
Summary: <media-sound/ncmpc-0.31: NULL pointer deference vulnerability (CVE-2018-9240)
Alias: CVE-2018-9240
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Vulnerabilities (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal minor (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
Whiteboard: B3 [noglsa cve]
Depends on:
Reported: 2018-07-26 06:57 UTC by GLSAMaker/CVETool Bot
Modified: 2018-09-21 10:36 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Runtime testing required: ---
stable-bot: sanity-check+


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Description GLSAMaker/CVETool Bot gentoo-dev 2018-07-26 06:57:48 UTC
CVE-2018-9240 (
  ncmpc through 0.29 is prone to a NULL pointer dereference flaw. If a user
  uses the chat screen and another client sends a long chat message, a crash
  and denial of service could occur.

@Maintainers debian has marked version 0.24 as vulnerable, please confirm if we are affected too. 

Thank you
Comment 1 Jeroen Roovers (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2018-09-20 05:26:14 UTC
ncmpc 0.30 - (2018-04-04)
* fix crash bug in chat screen
Comment 2 Mikle Kolyada archtester Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev Security 2018-09-20 06:53:57 UTC
I bumped it to 0.31 yesterday, lets proceed with this one.
Comment 3 Mikle Kolyada archtester Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev Security 2018-09-21 10:36:02 UTC
I've handled everything.