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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201507-07

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201507-07
Posted Jul 7, 2015
Authored by Gentoo | Site security.gentoo.org

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201507-7 - Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in LibVNCServer, the worst of which could result in execution of arbitrary code or Denial of Service. Versions less than 0.9.10-r1 are affected.

tags | advisory, denial of service, arbitrary, vulnerability
systems | linux, gentoo
advisories | CVE-2014-6051, CVE-2014-6052, CVE-2014-6053, CVE-2014-6054, CVE-2014-6055
MD5 | ec9f67c4370c5a39cb8cac505772dc3b

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201507-07

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Severity: Normal
Title: LibVNCServer: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: July 07, 2015
Bugs: #523590
ID: 201507-07

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Synopsis
========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in LibVNCServer, the worst of
which could result in execution of arbitrary code or Denial of Service.

Background
==========

LibVNCServer is a cross-platform C library that allows you to easily
implement VNC server functionality in your program.

Affected packages
=================

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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 net-libs/libvncserver < 0.9.10-r1 >= 0.9.10-r1

Description
===========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in LibVNCServer. Please
review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact
======

A remote attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the process or cause a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All LibVNCServer users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot -v ">=net-libs/libvncserver-0.9.10-r1"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2014-6051
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-6051
[ 2 ] CVE-2014-6052
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-6052
[ 3 ] CVE-2014-6053
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-6053
[ 4 ] CVE-2014-6054
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-6054
[ 5 ] CVE-2014-6055
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-6055

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201507-07

Concerns?
=========

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
=======

Copyright 2015 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5

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