CVE-2019-15679

NameCVE-2019-15679
DescriptionTightVNC code version 1.3.10 contains heap buffer overflow in InitialiseRFBConnection function, 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
stretch1:1.3.9-9+deb9u1fixed
buster1:1.3.9-9+deb10u1fixed
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
tightvncsourcebuster1:1.3.9-9deb10u1
tightvncsourcejessie1.3.9-6.5+deb8u1DLA-2045-1
tightvncsourcestretch1:1.3.9-9+deb9u1

Notes

https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2018/12/10/5
https://github.com/LibVNC/libvncserver/commit/c2c4b81e6cb3b485fb1ec7ba9e7defeb889f6ba7
part of CVE-2018-20748/libvncserver

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