Oracle Linux 9 : tigervnc (ELSA-2023-0622)

high Nessus Plugin ID 171114


The remote Oracle Linux host is missing a security update.


The remote Oracle Linux 9 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the ELSA-2023-0622 advisory.

- xorg-x11-server: DeepCopyPointerClasses use-after-free leads to privilege elevation (CVE-2023-0494)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 171114

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2023-0622.nasl

Version: 1.0

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2/8/2023

Updated: 2/8/2023

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2023-0494


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:oracle:linux:9, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:tigervnc, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:tigervnc-icons, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:tigervnc-license, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:tigervnc-selinux, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:tigervnc-server, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:tigervnc-server-minimal, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:tigervnc-server-module

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2/8/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/7/2023

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2023-0494