Scientific Linux Security Update : tigervnc on SL6.x i386/x86_64
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 99227
SynopsisThe remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionSecurity Fix(es) :
- A denial of service flaw was found in the TigerVNC's Xvnc server. A remote unauthenticated attacker could use this flaw to make Xvnc crash by terminating the TLS handshake process early. (CVE-2016-10207)
- A buffer overflow flaw, leading to memory corruption, was found in TigerVNC viewer. A remote malicious VNC server could use this flaw to crash the client vncviewer process resulting in denial of service. (CVE-2017-5581)
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.