openSUSE Security Update : tigervnc (openSUSE-2017-475)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 99426


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for tigervnc provides the several fixes.

These security issues were fixed :

- CVE-2017-7392, CVE-2017-7396: Client can cause leak in VNC server (bsc#1031886)

- CVE-2017-7395: Authenticated VNC client can crash VNC server (bsc#1031877)

- CVE-2017-7394: Client can crash or block VNC server (bsc#1031879)

- CVE-2017-7393: Authenticated client can cause double free in VNC server (bsc#1031875)

- Prevent buffer overflow in VNC client, allowing for crashing the client (bnc#1032880)


Update the affected tigervnc packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 99426

File Name: openSUSE-2017-475.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/04/18

Modified: 2018/01/26

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.5

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


Base Score: 8.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libXvnc-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libXvnc1, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libXvnc1-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:tigervnc, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:tigervnc-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:tigervnc-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:xorg-x11-Xvnc, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:xorg-x11-Xvnc-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.1, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 2017/04/18

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-7392, CVE-2017-7393, CVE-2017-7394, CVE-2017-7395, CVE-2017-7396