GLSA-201507-07 : LibVNCServer: Multiple vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 84606


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201507-07 (LibVNCServer: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in LibVNCServer. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

A remote attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or cause a Denial of Service condition.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All LibVNCServer users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-libs/libvncserver-0.9.10-r1'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 84606

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201507-07.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2015/07/08

Modified: 2015/07/08

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:ND

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:libvncserver, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2015/07/07

Reference Information

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

BID: 70091, 70092, 70093, 70094, 70096

GLSA: 201507-07