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From: Thomas Deutschmann <whissi@g.o>
To: gentoo-announce@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-announce] [ GLSA 201801-13 ] TigerVNC: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: Thu, 11 Jan 2018 22:57:07
Message-Id: c2b3942c-4914-ced8-e5c1-fbc2a2dca202@gentoo.org
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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 201801-13
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                                           https://security.gentoo.org/
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 Severity: Normal
    Title: TigerVNC: Multiple vulnerabilities
     Date: January 11, 2018
     Bugs: #614742, #636396
       ID: 201801-13

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Synopsis
========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in TigerVNC, the worst of
which may lead to arbitrary code execution.

Background
==========

TigerVNC is a high-performance VNC server/client.

Affected packages
=================

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     Package              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
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  1  net-misc/tigervnc            < 1.8.0                    >= 1.8.0

Description
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Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in TigerVNC. Please
review the referenced CVE Identifiers for details.

Impact
======

An attacker could execute arbitrary code or cause a Denial of Service
condition.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All TigerVNC users should upgrade to the latest version:

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-misc/tigervnc-1.8.0"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2016-10207
      https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-10207
[ 2 ] CVE-2017-7392
      https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-7392
[ 3 ] CVE-2017-7393
      https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-7393
[ 4 ] CVE-2017-7394
      https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-7394
[ 5 ] CVE-2017-7395
      https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-7395
[ 6 ] CVE-2017-7396
      https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-7396

Availability
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This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

 https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201801-13

Concerns?
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Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@g.o or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2018 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5

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