Scientific Linux Security Update : libvncserver on SL7.x x86_64 (20180410)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 109451
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The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


Security Fix(es) :

- libvncserver: Improper input sanitization in rfbProcessClientNormalMessage in rfbserver.c (CVE-2018-7225)


Update the affected libvncserver, libvncserver-debuginfo and / or libvncserver-devel packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 109451

File Name: sl_20180410_libvncserver_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/1/2018

Updated: 2/24/2020

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

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


Risk Factor: Critical

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:fermilab:scientific_linux:libvncserver, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:libvncserver-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:libvncserver-devel, x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 4/10/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/19/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-7225