GLSA-201801-13 : TigerVNC: Multiple vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 105757


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201801-13 (TigerVNC: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in TigerVNC. Please review the referenced CVE Identifiers for details.
Impact :

An attacker could execute arbitrary code or cause a Denial of Service condition.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All TigerVNC users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-misc/tigervnc-1.8.0'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 105757

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201801-13.nasl

Version: Revision: 3.2

Type: local

Published: 2018/01/12

Updated: 2018/01/26

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:tigervnc, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Patch Publication Date: 2018/01/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-10207, CVE-2017-7392, CVE-2017-7393, CVE-2017-7394, CVE-2017-7395, CVE-2017-7396

GLSA: 201801-13