Upstream information

CVE-2019-15679 at MITRE


TightVNC code version 1.3.10 contains heap buffer overflow in InitialiseRFBConnection function, which can potentially result code execution. This attack appear to be exploitable via network connectivity.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having important 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
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 9.8 8.8
Access Vector Network Network
Access Complexity Low Low
Privileges Required None None
User Interaction None Required
Scope Unchanged Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High High
Integrity Impact High High
Availability Impact High High
CVSSv3 Version 3.1 3
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1155476 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11 SP3
  • tightvnc >= 1.3.9-
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4-LTSS
  • tightvnc >= 1.3.9-

Status of this issue by product and package

Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification.

Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Service 11 SP3 tightvnc Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 LTSS tightvnc Released