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Recommended update for LibVNCServer


(Last modified: 14MAR2007)

solutions Recommended update for LibVNCServer SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (6eb818f0f4f89007776e2105593019ac)

Applies to

Package: LibVNCServer
Product(s): SLE SDK 10 SP1 Upgrade for x86
SLE SDK 10 SP1 Upgrade for IPF
SLE SDK 10 SP1 Upgrade for IBM iSeries and IBM pSeries
SLE SDK 10 SP1 Upgrade for IBM zSeries
SLE SDK 10 SP1 Upgrade for X86-64
Zypp-Patch-Number: 2927
Release: 20070314
Obsoletes: none


This package is the update for Service Pack 1 of SUSE Linux Enterprise 10.
Install it to have your system at SP1 level.



Problem description

  • fix authentication bypass (#184418, CVE-2006-2450)
  • Update to version 0.8.2:
    • Support for VNC protocol version 3.8.
    • Many UltraVNC encodings and features added: FileTransfer, SetSingleWindow, ServerInput, TextChat, UltraZip, etc.
    • Support for PalmVNC and UltraVNC style 1/n server-side scaling.
    • Improved Statistics reporting.
    • KeyboardLedState encoding.
    • LibVNCClient and x11vnc enhancements.
    • Many bugs and leaks fixed.
    • CVE-2006-2450 fix is already included, drop patch.
  • Use -allinput in x11vnc_ssh script.
  • Update to version 0.8.
  • Enable -fstack-protector for auth relevant files.
  • Fix some compiler warnings.
  • Disallow NoneAuth if password is set (#184418, CVE-2006-2450).


Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fvh LibVNCServer.rpm

links to download packages

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