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CVE-2011-1775

Impact: Moderate
Public: 2011-05-04
Bugzilla: 702470: CVE-2011-1775 tigervnc: vncviewer can send password to server without proper validation of the X.509 certificate

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The CSecurityTLS::processMsg function in common/rfb/CSecurityTLS.cxx in the vncviewer component in TigerVNC 1.1beta1 does not properly verify the server's X.509 certificate, which allows man-in-the-middle attackers to spoof a TLS VNC server via an arbitrary certificate.

Find out more about CVE-2011-1775 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 2.6
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: None
Availability Impact: None

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (tigervnc) RHSA-2011:0871 June 15, 2011

External References

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