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Category:Mageia Linux Local Security Checks
Title:Mageia Linux Local Check: mgasa-2015-0459
Summary:Mageia Linux Local Security Checks mgasa-2015-0459
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).

Update the affected packages to the latest available version.

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CVSS Vector:

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2014-8240
BugTraq ID: 70391
XForce ISS Database: tigervnc-cve20148240-bo(96947)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2014-8241
BugTraq ID: 70390
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2015:2233
CopyrightCopyright (C) 2015 Eero Volotinen

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