Mageia 2019-0368: libvncserver security update

    Date06 Dec 2019
    CategoryMageia
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Updated libvncserver packages fix security vulnerability: LibVNC contained a memory leak in VNC server code, which allowed an attacker to read stack memory and could be abused for information disclosure. Combined with another vulnerability, it could be used to
    MGASA-2019-0368 - Updated libvncserver packages fix security vulnerability
    
    Publication date: 06 Dec 2019
    URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2019-0368.html
    Type: security
    Affected Mageia releases: 7
    CVE: CVE-2019-15681
    
    Updated libvncserver packages fix security vulnerability:
    
    LibVNC contained a memory leak in VNC server code, which allowed an
    attacker to read stack memory and could be abused for information
    disclosure. Combined with another vulnerability, it could be used to
    leak stack memory and bypass ASLR. This attack appeared to be
    exploitable via network connectivity (CVE-2019-15681).
    
    References:
    - https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=25788
    - https://www.debian.org/lts/security/2019/dla-2014
    - https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2019-15681
    
    SRPMS:
    - 7/core/libvncserver-0.9.12-2.1.mga7
    
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