EulerOS 2.0 SP2 : gtk-vnc (EulerOS-SA-2017-1182)

This script is Copyright (C) 2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote EulerOS host is missing multiple security updates.

Description :

According to the versions of the gtk-vnc package installed, the
EulerOS installation on the remote host is affected by the following
vulnerabilities :

- 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)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the EulerOS security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?acaba80e

Solution :

Update the affected gtk-vnc packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:U/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Huawei Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 103020 ()

Bugtraq ID:

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

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