Scientific Linux Security Update : tigervnc on SL6.x i386/x86_64

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

Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

Security Fix(es) :

- A denial of service flaw was found in the TigerVNC's
Xvnc server. A remote unauthenticated attacker could use
this flaw to make Xvnc crash by terminating the TLS
handshake process early. (CVE-2016-10207)

- A buffer overflow flaw, leading to memory corruption,
was found in TigerVNC viewer. A remote malicious VNC
server could use this flaw to crash the client vncviewer
process resulting in denial of service. (CVE-2017-5581)

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 99227 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-10207

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