Debian DSA-3081-1 : libvncserver - security update

High Nessus Plugin ID 79629

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VPR Score: 5.9

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.

Description

Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in libvncserver, a library to implement VNC server functionality. These vulnerabilities might result in the execution of arbitrary code or denial of service in both the client and the server side.

Solution

Upgrade the libvncserver packages.

For the stable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in version 0.9.9+dfsg-1+deb7u1.

See Also

https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=762745

https://packages.debian.org/source/wheezy/libvncserver

https://www.debian.org/security/2014/dsa-3081

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 79629

File Name: debian_DSA-3081.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/12/01

Updated: 2021/01/11

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 5.9

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libvncserver, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:7.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/11/29

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-6051, CVE-2014-6052, CVE-2014-6053, CVE-2014-6054, CVE-2014-6055

BID: 70091, 70092, 70093, 70094, 70096

DSA: 3081