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Bug 606998 (CVE-2017-5581) - <net-misc/tigervnc-1.7.1: Buffer overflow in ModifiablePixelBuffer::fillRect
Summary: <net-misc/tigervnc-1.7.1: Buffer overflow in ModifiablePixelBuffer::fillRect
Alias: CVE-2017-5581
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Vulnerabilities (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
Whiteboard: B2 [glsa cve]
: 607316 (view as bug list)
Depends on: 606460
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Reported: 2017-01-24 09:32 UTC by Agostino Sarubbo
Modified: 2017-02-20 23:43 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Runtime testing required: Yes
stable-bot: sanity-check+


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Description Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2017-01-24 09:32:21 UTC
From ${URL} :

A buffer overflow vulnerability in ModifiablePixelBuffer::fillRect in vncviewer was found allowing malicious VNC server to send crafted RRE message and 
possibly take control of the TigerVNC viewer.

Upstream patch:



@maintainer(s): after the bump, in case we need to stabilize the package, please let us know if it is ready for the stabilization or not.
Comment 1 Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2017-01-24 09:36:29 UTC
fixed in upstream-1.7.1
Comment 2 Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2017-01-26 16:10:12 UTC
*** Bug 607316 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 3 Thomas Deutschmann (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2017-01-27 20:52:49 UTC
v1.7.1 is now in repository.

@ Arches,

please test and mark stable: =net-misc/tigervnc-1.7.1
Comment 4 Tobias Klausmann (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2017-01-28 19:54:17 UTC
Stable on alpha.
Comment 5 Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2017-01-29 13:56:17 UTC
amd64 stable
Comment 6 Jeroen Roovers (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2017-01-29 20:30:34 UTC
Stable for HPPA PPC64.
Comment 7 Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2017-01-31 11:44:27 UTC
x86 stable
Comment 8 Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2017-02-12 17:02:14 UTC
ppc stable
Comment 9 Markus Meier gentoo-dev 2017-02-12 20:08:24 UTC
arm stable
Comment 10 Thomas Deutschmann (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2017-02-13 02:14:56 UTC
New GLSA request filed.
Comment 11 Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2017-02-17 10:58:30 UTC
sparc stable
Comment 12 Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2017-02-18 14:46:04 UTC
ia64 stable.

Maintainer(s), please cleanup.
Comment 13 GLSAMaker/CVETool Bot gentoo-dev 2017-02-20 23:43:53 UTC
This issue was resolved and addressed in
 GLSA 201702-19 at
by GLSA coordinator Thomas Deutschmann (whissi).