Upstream information

CVE-2017-5885 at MITRE

Description

Multiple integer overflows in the (1) vnc_connection_server_message and (2) vnc_color_map_set functions in gtk-vnc before 0.7.0 allow remote servers to cause a denial of service (crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via vectors involving SetColorMapEntries, which triggers a buffer overflow.

SUSE information

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 7.48 4.30
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network Network
Access Complexity Low Medium
Authentication None None
Confidentiality Impact Partial None
Integrity Impact Partial None
Availability Impact Partial Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 9.8
Vector AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1024268 [NEW]

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.


List of planned updates

The following information is the current evaluation information for this security issue. It might neither be accurate nor complete, Use at own risk.
Product(s) Source package
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12 GA
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12 SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12 SP2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 GA
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP2
gtk-vnc
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12 GA
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12 SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12 SP2
gtk-vnc2