This security advisory describes one high risk vulnerability.
CVSSv3.1: 7.7 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]
Exploit availability: NoDescription
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise the affected system.
The vulnerability exists due to incorrect processing of user-supplied data in the encoding.c file. A remote attacker can pass specially crafted UTF-8 character sequence to the GNU Screen application and perform a denial of service attack or execute arbitrary code on the system.
Update the affected packages:
i686:Vulnerable software versions
Amazon Linux AMI: 2017.03CPE
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.