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<glsa id="201411-03">
<title>TigerVNC: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code</title>
<synopsis>A buffer overflow in TigerVNC could result in execution of
arbitrary code or Denial of Service.
<product type="ebuild">tigervnc</product>
<announced>November 05, 2014</announced>
<revised>November 05, 2014: 1</revised>
<package name="net-misc/tigervnc" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">1.3.1</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">1.3.1</vulnerable>
<p>TigerVNC is a high-performance VNC server/client.</p>
<p>Two boundary errors in TigerVNC could lead to a heap-based buffer
<impact type="normal">
<p>A remote attacker could entice a user to connect to a malicious VNC
server using TigerVNC, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code
with the privileges of the process or a Denial of Service condition.
<p>There is no known workaround at this time.</p>
<p>All TigerVNC users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=net-misc/tigervnc-1.3.1"
<uri link="">CVE-2014-0011</uri>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Fri, 26 Sep 2014 21:44:21 +0000">ackle</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Wed, 05 Nov 2014 23:50:26 +0000">ackle</metadata>