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Use of Externally-Controlled Format String

CVE-2019-15546

Severity High
Score 7.5/10

Summary

An issue was discovered in the pancurses crate through 0.16.1 for Rust. printw and mvprintw have format string vulnerabilities.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • HIGH
  • UNCHANGED
  • NONE
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CWE-134 - Use of Externally-Controlled Format String

The software uses a function that accepts a format string as an argument, but the format string originates from an external source.

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