CVE-2019-15678

NameCVE-2019-15678
DescriptionTightVNC code version 1.3.10 contains heap buffer overflow in rfbServerCutText handler, which can potentially result code execution.. This attack appear to be exploitable via network connectivity.
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)
ReferencesDLA-2045-1
NVD severityhigh
Debian Bugs945364

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
tightvnc (PTS)jessie1.3.9-6.5vulnerable
jessie (security)1.3.9-6.5+deb8u1fixed
buster, stretch1:1.3.9-9vulnerable
bullseye, sid1:1.3.9-9.1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
tightvncsource(unstable)1:1.3.9-9.1945364
tightvncsourcejessie1.3.9-6.5+deb8u1DLA-2045-1

Notes

[buster] - tightvnc <no-dsa> (Minor issue; will be fixed via point release)
[stretch] - tightvnc <no-dsa> (Minor issue; will be fixed via point release)
https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2018/12/10/5
https://github.com/LibVNC/libvncserver/commit/c5ba3fee85a7ecbbca1df5ffd46d32b92757bc2a
part of CVE-2018-20748/libvnvserver

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