the ultimate security vulnerability data source
(e.g.: CVE-2009-1234 or 2010-1234 or 20101234)
Log In   Register
  Take a third party risk management course for FREE
Vulnerability Feeds & WidgetsNew  

Vulnerability Details : CVE-2014-6055

Multiple stack-based buffer overflows in the File Transfer feature in rfbserver.c in LibVNCServer 0.9.9 and earlier allow remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a (1) long file or (2) directory name or the (3) FileTime attribute in a rfbFileTransferOffer message.
Publish Date : 2014-09-30 Last Update Date : 2020-10-23
Search Twitter   Search YouTube   Search Google

- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication ???
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DSA-3081-1 -- libvncserver security update oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28422 unix
ELSA-2014-1826 -- libvncserver security update (moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28316 unix
ELSA-2014-1827 -- kdenetwork security update (moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28219 unix
RHSA-2014:1826 -- libvncserver security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28208 unix
RHSA-2014:1826: libvncserver security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20141826 unix
RHSA-2014:1827 -- kdenetwork security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28039 unix
RHSA-2014:1827: kdenetwork security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20141827 unix
USN-2365-1 -- libvncserver vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27178 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2014-6055

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Debian Debian Linux 7.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Fedoraproject Fedora 20 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Fedoraproject Fedora 21 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Libvncserver Libvncserver * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Aus 6.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Eus 6.5.z * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Debian Debian Linux 1
Fedoraproject Fedora 2
Libvncserver Libvncserver 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Aus 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Eus 1

- References For CVE-2014-6055
MLIST [oss-security] 20140923 Multiple issues in libVNCserver
XF libvncserver-cve20146055-bo(96187)
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2015:2207
REDHAT RHSA-2015:0113
MLIST [oss-security] 20140925 [oCERT-2014-007] libvncserver multiple issues CONFIRM
GENTOO GLSA-201507-07
FEDORA FEDORA-2014-11537
BID 70096 LibVNCServer CVE-2014-6055 Multiple Stack Based Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities Release Date:2015-07-08
MLIST [debian-lts-announce] 20191030 [SECURITY] [DLA 1979-1] italc security update

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2014-6055

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit for more information)

CVE is a registred trademark of the MITRE Corporation and the authoritative source of CVE content is MITRE's CVE web site. CWE is a registred trademark of the MITRE Corporation and the authoritative source of CWE content is MITRE's CWE web site. OVAL is a registered trademark of The MITRE Corporation and the authoritative source of OVAL content is MITRE's OVAL web site.
Use of this information constitutes acceptance for use in an AS IS condition. There are NO warranties, implied or otherwise, with regard to this information or its use. Any use of this information is at the user's risk. It is the responsibility of user to evaluate the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any information, opinion, advice or other content. EACH USER WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY consequences of his or her direct or indirect use of this web site. ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND ARE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMED. This site will NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT or any other kind of loss.