Debian Security Advisory

DLA-2146-1 libvncserver -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
18 Mar 2020
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 954163.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2019-15690.
More information:

In libvncserver, through libvncclient/cursor.c, there is a possibility of a heap overflow, as reported by Pavel Cheremushkin.

For Debian 8 Jessie, this problem has been fixed in version 0.9.9+dfsg2-6.1+deb8u7.

We recommend that you upgrade your libvncserver packages.

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