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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.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">tigervnc</product>
<announced>November 05, 2014</announced>
<revised>November 05, 2014: 1</revised>
<bug>505170</bug>
<access>remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="net-misc/tigervnc" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">1.3.1</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">1.3.1</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>TigerVNC is a high-performance VNC server/client.</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>Two boundary errors in TigerVNC could lead to a heap-based buffer
overflow.
</p>
</description>
<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>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>There is no known workaround at this time.</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>All TigerVNC users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=net-misc/tigervnc-1.3.1"
</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-0011">CVE-2014-0011</uri>
</references>
<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>
</glsa>