CVE-2014-8241

NameCVE-2014-8241
DescriptionXRegion in TigerVNC allows remote VNC servers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference) by leveraging failure to check a malloc return value, a similar issue to CVE-2014-6052.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severityhigh
Debian Bugs849478

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
tigervnc (PTS)stretch1.7.0+dfsg-7+deb9u1fixed
buster1.9.0+dfsg-3+deb10u1fixed
bullseye, sid1.10.1+dfsg-2fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
tigervncsource(unstable)1.7.0-2849478

Notes

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1151312
Patch applied in Red Hat https://bugzilla.redhat.com/attachment.cgi?id=946490

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