Integer overflow in TigerVNC allows remote VNC servers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via vectors related to screen size handling, which triggers a heap-based buffer overflow, a similar issue to CVE-2014-6051.
Published 2014-10-16 19:55:15
Updated 2017-09-08 01:29:22
Source MITRE
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Vulnerability category: OverflowExecute codeDenial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2014-8240

1.46%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 87 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2014-8240

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
7.5
HIGH AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
10.0
6.4
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2014-8240

References for CVE-2014-8240

Products affected by CVE-2014-8240

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