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    Debian: DSA-4221-1: libvncserver security update

    Date 08 Jun 2018
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    Posted By Anthony Pell
    Alexander Peslyak discovered that insufficient input sanitising of RFB packets in LibVNCServer could result in the disclosure of memory contents.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-4221-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                       Moritz Muehlenhoff
    June 08, 2018                         https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : libvncserver
    CVE ID         : CVE-2018-7225
    
    Alexander Peslyak discovered that insufficient input sanitising of RFB
    packets in LibVNCServer could result in the disclosure of memory
    contents.
    
    For the oldstable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed
    in version 0.9.9+dfsg2-6.1+deb8u3.
    
    For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in
    version 0.9.11+dfsg-1+deb9u1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your libvncserver packages.
    
    For the detailed security status of libvncserver please refer to
    its security tracker page at:
    https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/libvncserver
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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