TigerVNC: Multiple vulnerabilities — GLSA 201801-13

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

Affected Packages

net-misc/tigervnc on all architectures
Affected versions < 1.8.0
Unaffected versions >= 1.8.0

Background

TigerVNC is a high-performance VNC server/client.

Description

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

Release Date
January 11, 2018

Latest Revision
January 11, 2018: 1

Severity
normal

Exploitable
local, remote

Bugzilla entries