Fedora 28 : libvncserver (2018-390001d1c7)

High Nessus Plugin ID 120355

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

This release fixes a possible sensitive data leak and a memory exhaustion when handling ClientTextCut messages of the RFB protocol.

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Solution

Update the affected libvncserver package.

See Also

https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2018-390001d1c7

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 120355

File Name: fedora_2018-390001d1c7.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/01/03

Updated: 2019/01/03

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:fedoraproject:fedora:libvncserver, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:28

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/03/30

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-7225