Debian DLA-197-1 : libvncserver security update

High Nessus Plugin ID 82784

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VPR Score: 5.9

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security 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.

For the oldstable distribution (squeeze), these problems have been fixed in version 0.9.7-2+deb6u1.

This update has been prepared by Nguyen Cong.

NOTE: Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the DLA security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Upgrade the affected packages.

See Also

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2015/04/msg00011.html

https://packages.debian.org/source/squeeze-lts/libvncserver

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 82784

File Name: debian_DLA-197.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/04/15

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-dev, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libvncserver0, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libvncserver0-dbg, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:linuxvnc, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:6.0

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: 2015/04/14

Reference Information

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

BID: 70091, 70092, 70093, 70094, 70096