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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.131139
Category:Mageia Linux Local Security Checks
Title:Mageia Linux Local Check: mgasa-2015-0459
Summary:Mageia Linux Local Security Checks mgasa-2015-0459
Description:Summary:
Mageia Linux Local Security Checks mgasa-2015-0459

Vulnerability Insight:
Updated tigervnc packages fix security vulnerabilities: An integer overflow flaw, leading to a heap-based buffer overflow, was found in the way TigerVNC handled screen sizes. A malicious VNC server could use this flaw to cause a client to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code on the client (CVE-2014-8240). A NULL pointer dereference flaw was found in TigerVNC's XRegion. A malicious VNC server could use this flaw to cause a client to crash (CVE-2014-8241).

Solution:
Update the affected packages to the latest available version.

CVSS Score:
7.5

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

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2014-8240
BugTraq ID: 70391
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/70391
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201612-36
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1151307
http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2014/q4/278
http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2014/q4/300
XForce ISS Database: tigervnc-cve20148240-bo(96947)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/96947
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2014-8241
BugTraq ID: 70390
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/70390
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2015:2233
https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-2233.html
CopyrightCopyright (C) 2015 Eero Volotinen

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