DescriptionLibVNC before commit 73cb96fec028a576a5a24417b57723b55854ad7b contains heap use-after-free vulnerability in server code of file transfer extension that can result remote code execution
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 (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs916941

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libvncserver (PTS)jessie0.9.9+dfsg2-6.1+deb8u3fixed
jessie (security)0.9.9+dfsg2-6.1+deb8u4fixed
stretch (security), stretch0.9.11+dfsg-1+deb9u1vulnerable
buster, sid0.9.11+dfsg-1.2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libvncserversourcejessie(not affected)


[jessie] - libvncserver <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
Fixed by: (merge of fix-#242)
Individual commits: (main part of the fix)

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