Oracle Linux 7 : libvncserver (ELSA-2020-0913)

High Nessus Plugin ID 134931


The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


From Red Hat Security Advisory 2020:0913 :

An update for libvncserver is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.

LibVNCServer is a C library that enables you to implement VNC server functionality into own programs.

Security Fix(es) :

* libvncserver: HandleCursorShape() integer overflow resulting in heap-based buffer overflow (CVE-2019-15690)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.


Update the affected libvncserver packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 134931

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2020-0913.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2020/03/26

Updated: 2020/05/15

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:libvncserver, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:libvncserver-devel, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:7

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2020/03/26

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2020/04/23

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-15690, CVE-2019-20788

RHSA: 2020:0913