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Debian LTS: Security Advisory for libvncserver (DLA-2451-1)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

2 years ago

Modified

Modified

2 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update for the 'libvncserver' package(s) announced via the DLA-2451-1 advisory.

Insight

Insight

An issue has been found in libvncserver, an API to write one's own VNC server. Due to some missing checks, a divide by zero could happen, which could result in a denial of service.

Affected Software

Affected Software

'libvncserver' package(s) on Debian Linux.

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable package version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 0.9.11+dfsg-1.3~deb9u6. We recommend that you upgrade your libvncserver packages.

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