Scientific Linux Security Update : gtk-vnc on SL7.x x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

The following packages have been upgraded to a later upstream version:
gtk-vnc (0.7.0).

Security Fix(es) :

- It was found that gtk-vnc lacked proper bounds checking
while processing messages using RRE, hextile, or
copyrect encodings. A remote malicious VNC server could
use this flaw to crash VNC viewers which are based on
the gtk-vnc library. (CVE-2017-5884)

- An integer overflow flaw was found in gtk-vnc. A remote
malicious VNC server could use this flaw to crash VNC
viewers which are based on the gtk-vnc library.
(CVE-2017-5885)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?57e08a24

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 102644 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-5884
CVE-2017-5885

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