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RealVNC VNC Viewer Remote Code Execution Vulnerability (Linux)

Information

Severity

Severity

Critical

Family

Family

Denial of Service

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

10.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

13 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

This host has RealVNC VNC Viewer installed and is prone to security vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

The flaw is due to error in 'CMsgReader::readRect()' function in common/rfb/CMsgReader.cxx processing encoding types, and is exploited by sending specially crafted messages to the application.

Affected Software

Affected Software

RealVNC VNC Free Edition version prior to 4.1.3 on all running platform

Solution

Solution

Update to version 4.1.3 or later.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)