Upstream information

CVE-2014-8241 at MITRE


XRegion in TigerVNC allows remote VNC servers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference) by leveraging failure to check a malloc return value, a similar issue to CVE-2014-6052.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Ignore

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 900898 [NEW]

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