openSUSE Security Update : LibVNCServer (openSUSE-2015-851)

High Nessus Plugin ID 87389


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


The LibVNCServer package was updated to fix the following security issues :

- bsc#897031: fix several security issues :

- CVE-2014-6051: Integer overflow in MallocFrameBuffer() on client side.

- CVE-2014-6052: Lack of malloc() return value checking on client side.

- CVE-2014-6053: Server crash on a very large ClientCutText message.

- CVE-2014-6054: Server crash when scaling factor is set to zero.

- CVE-2014-6055: Multiple stack overflows in File Transfer feature.

- bsc#854151: Restrict the SSL cipher suite.


Update the affected LibVNCServer packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 87389

File Name: openSUSE-2015-851.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/12/16

Modified: 2015/12/16

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:LibVNCServer-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:LibVNCServer-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libvncclient0, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libvncclient0-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libvncserver0, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libvncserver0-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:linuxvnc, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:linuxvnc-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.1

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Patch Publication Date: 2015/12/04

Reference Information

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