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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2017-5581: Security patch for tigervnc (ALAS-2017-879)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2017-5581: Security patch for tigervnc (ALAS-2017-879)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
02/28/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
09/01/2017
Modified
02/02/2018

Description

Buffer overflow in the ModifiablePixelBuffer::fillRect function in TigerVNC before 1.7.1 allows remote servers to execute arbitrary code via an RRE message with subrectangle outside framebuffer boundaries.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-tigervnc

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-tigervnc

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