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Date: Thu, 13 Apr 2023 02:07:48 +0100
From: Sam James <>
Subject: Re: ncurses fixes upstream

"Jonathan Bar Or (JBO)" <> writes:

> Hello oss-security,
> Our team has worked with the maintainer of the ncurses library (used by several software packages in Linux) to fix several memory corruption vulnerabilities.
> They are now fixed at commit 20230408 - see details here (
> A CVE was assigned (CVE-2023-29491) - it's still under a "reserved" status.
> How can we ensure those fixes get deployed upstream, in major Linux distributions?

Try emailing the distributions mailing list at too?

> We've reached out to Arch, RedHat, Canonical and other popular distros independently.
> Thanks!
>                              JBO

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