openSUSE Security Update : LibVNCServer (openSUSE-2018-326)

High Nessus Plugin ID 108743

Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

LibVNCServer was updated to fix two security issues.

These security issues were fixed :

- CVE-2018-7225: Missing input sanitization inside rfbserver.c rfbProcessClientNormalMessage() (bsc#1081493).

- CVE-2016-9942: Heap-based buffer overflow in ultra.c allowed remote servers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted FramebufferUpdate message with the Ultra type tile, such that the LZO payload decompressed length exceeds what is specified by the tile dimensions (bsc#1017712).

- CVE-2016-9941: Heap-based buffer overflow in rfbproto.c allowed remote servers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted FramebufferUpdate message containing a subrectangle outside of the client drawing area (bsc#1017711). This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12:Update update project.

Solution

Update the affected LibVNCServer packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1017711

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1017712

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1081493

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 108743

File Name: openSUSE-2018-326.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/03/30

Updated: 2020/06/04

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:LibVNCServer-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:LibVNCServer-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libvncclient0, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libvncclient0-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libvncserver0, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libvncserver0-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:linuxvnc, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:linuxvnc-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.3

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Patch Publication Date: 2018/03/29

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-9941, CVE-2016-9942, CVE-2018-7225