FreeBSD : libvncserver -- multiple buffer overflows (64be967a-d379-11e6-a071-001e67f15f5a)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

libvnc server reports :

Two unrelated buffer overflows can be used by a malicious server to
overwrite parts of the heap and crash the client (or possibly execute
arbitrary code).

See also :

https://github.com/LibVNC/libvncserver/pull/137
https://bugs.freebsd.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=215805
http://www.nessus.org/u?88af32b3

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

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

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 96367 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-9941
CVE-2016-9942

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