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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201801-13

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201801-13
Posted Jan 12, 2018
Authored by Gentoo | Site security.gentoo.org

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201801-13 - Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in TigerVNC, the worst of which may lead to arbitrary code execution. Versions less than 1.8.0 are affected.

tags | advisory, arbitrary, vulnerability, code execution
systems | linux, gentoo
advisories | CVE-2016-10207, CVE-2017-7392, CVE-2017-7393, CVE-2017-7394, CVE-2017-7395, CVE-2017-7396
MD5 | c2f30f0fe4ca6f27e9602551622a26d9

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201801-13

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Severity: Normal
Title: TigerVNC: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: January 11, 2018
Bugs: #614742, #636396
ID: 201801-13

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Synopsis
========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in TigerVNC, the worst of
which may lead to arbitrary code execution.

Background
==========

TigerVNC is a high-performance VNC server/client.

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

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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
-------------------------------------------------------------------
1 net-misc/tigervnc < 1.8.0 >= 1.8.0

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

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in TigerVNC. Please
review the referenced CVE Identifiers for details.

Impact
======

An attacker could execute arbitrary code or cause a Denial of Service
condition.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All TigerVNC users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-misc/tigervnc-1.8.0"

References
==========

[ 1 ] CVE-2016-10207
https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-10207
[ 2 ] CVE-2017-7392
https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-7392
[ 3 ] CVE-2017-7393
https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-7393
[ 4 ] CVE-2017-7394
https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-7394
[ 5 ] CVE-2017-7395
https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-7395
[ 6 ] CVE-2017-7396
https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-7396

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

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

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201801-13

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 2018 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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