Rapid7 Vulnerability & Exploit Database

Rocky Linux: CVE-2024-31083: tigervnc (Multiple Advisories)

Free InsightVM Trial No Credit Card Necessary
Watch Demo See how it all works
Back to Search

Rocky Linux: CVE-2024-31083: tigervnc (Multiple Advisories)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
04/05/2024
Created
05/08/2024
Added
05/08/2024
Modified
05/13/2024

Description

A use-after-free vulnerability was found in the ProcRenderAddGlyphs() function of Xorg servers. This issue occurs when AllocateGlyph() is called to store new glyphs sent by the client to the X server, potentially resulting in multiple entries pointing to the same non-refcounted glyphs. Consequently, ProcRenderAddGlyphs() may free a glyph, leading to a use-after-free scenario when the same glyph pointer is subsequently accessed. This flaw allows an authenticated attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system by sending a specially crafted request.

Solution(s)

  • rocky-upgrade-tigervnc
  • rocky-upgrade-tigervnc-debuginfo
  • rocky-upgrade-tigervnc-debugsource
  • rocky-upgrade-tigervnc-icons
  • rocky-upgrade-tigervnc-license
  • rocky-upgrade-tigervnc-selinux
  • rocky-upgrade-tigervnc-server
  • rocky-upgrade-tigervnc-server-debuginfo
  • rocky-upgrade-tigervnc-server-minimal
  • rocky-upgrade-tigervnc-server-minimal-debuginfo
  • rocky-upgrade-tigervnc-server-module
  • rocky-upgrade-tigervnc-server-module-debuginfo

With Rapid7 live dashboards, I have a clear view of all the assets on my network, which ones can be exploited, and what I need to do in order to reduce the risk in my environment in real-time. No other tool gives us that kind of value and insight.

– Scott Cheney, Manager of Information Security, Sierra View Medical Center

;