Fedora 15 : tigervnc-1.0.90-4.fc15 (2011-6838)

This script is Copyright (C) 2011-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update fixes following issue :

- vncviewer could have sent user password to VNC server
without proper validation of the server's X.509
certificate when secure X.509 authentication was
requested (CVE-2011-1775)

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

See also :

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=702672
http://www.nessus.org/u?9d3e14fb

Solution :

Update the affected tigervnc package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.8
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 54633 ()

Bugtraq ID: 47738

CVE ID: CVE-2011-1775

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