Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1977-1 libvncserver -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
30 Oct 2019
Affected Packages:
libvncserver
Vulnerable:
Yes
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 943793.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2019-15681.
More information:

LibVNC contained a memory leak (CWE-655) in VNC server code, which allowed an attacker to read stack memory and could be abused for information disclosure.

For Debian 8 Jessie, this problem has been fixed in version 0.9.9+dfsg2-6.1+deb8u6.

We recommend that you upgrade your libvncserver packages.

Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS