23 March 2020

KLCERT-20-009: Remote Code Execution on LibVNC version prior to 0.9.12

Timeline

Timeline

  • Kaspersky ICS CERT advisory published

    March 2020

  • Vendor advisory published

    December 2019

  • Vulnerability patched

    December 2019

  • Vulnerability reported

    December 2019

Description

LibVNC client code contains heap buffer overflow vulnerability in commit prior to 6073771eed1caf72f196e410182471e0dfd32149. This could possible result into remote code execution. This attack appear to be exploitable via network connectivity. The issue has been fixed in commit 54220248886b5001fbbb9fa73c4e1a2cb9413fed.

Exploitability

Remotely

Attack complexity

Low

User interaction

None

Impact

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code.

Existence of exploit

Unknown

Affected products

LibVNC client commit prior to 6073771eed1caf72f196e410182471e0dfd32149

Mitigation

Vendor mitigation

Update current version of LibVNC client.

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Timeline

  • Kaspersky ICS CERT advisory published

    March 2020

  • Vendor advisory published

    December 2019

  • Vulnerability patched

    December 2019

  • Vulnerability reported

    December 2019