CVE-ID

CVE-2014-6052

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Description
The HandleRFBServerMessage function in libvncclient/rfbproto.c in LibVNCServer 0.9.9 and earlier does not check certain malloc return values, which allows remote VNC servers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code by specifying a large screen size in a (1) FramebufferUpdate, (2) ResizeFrameBuffer, or (3) PalmVNCReSizeFrameBuffer message.
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Date Entry Created
20140901 Disclaimer: The entry creation date may reflect when the CVE-ID was allocated or reserved, and does not necessarily indicate when this vulnerability was discovered, shared with the affected vendor, publicly disclosed, or updated in CVE.
Phase (Legacy)
Assigned (20140901)
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Proposed (Legacy)
N/A
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