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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
libvncserver security update
31 October 2019
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Operating System: Debian GNU/Linux 8
UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
Impact/Access: Access Privileged Data -- Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names: CVE-2019-15681
Comment: This advisory references vulnerabilities in products which run on
platforms other than Debian. It is recommended that administrators
running libvncserver check for an updated version of the software
for their operating system.
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Package : libvncserver
Version : 0.9.9+dfsg2-6.1+deb8u6
CVE ID : CVE-2019-15681
Debian Bug : 943793
LibVNC contained a memory leak (CWE-655) in VNC server code, which
allowed an attacker to read stack memory and could be abused for
For Debian 8 "Jessie", this problem has been fixed in version
We recommend that you upgrade your libvncserver packages.
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS
mike gabriel aka sunweaver (Debian Developer)
fon: +49 (1520) 1976 148
GnuPG Fingerprint: 9BFB AEE8 6C0A A5FF BF22 0782 9AF4 6B30 2577 1B31
mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, http://sunweavers.net
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