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A tigervnc security update has been released for Fedora 36.



SECURITY: Fedora 36 Update: tigervnc-1.13.1-1.fc36


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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2023-c41e8f24bb
2023-03-18 05:00:58.357197
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Name : tigervnc
Product : Fedora 36
Version : 1.13.1
Release : 1.fc36
URL :   http://www.tigervnc.com
Summary : A TigerVNC remote display system
Description :
Virtual Network Computing (VNC) is a remote display system which
allows you to view a computing 'desktop' environment not only on the
machine where it is running, but from anywhere on the Internet and
from a wide variety of machine architectures. This package contains a
client which will allow you to connect to other desktops running a VNC
server.

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Update Information:

Tigervnc 1.13.1 update. CVE-2023-0494 tigervnc: xorg-x11-server:
DeepCopyPointerClasses use-after-free leads to privilege elevation
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ChangeLog:

* Wed Mar 1 2023 Jan Grulich - 1.13.1-1
- 1.13.1
* Tue Feb 21 2023 Jan Grulich - 1.13.0-3
- vncsession: allow to create .vnc directory
* Wed Feb 15 2023 Jan Grulich - 1.13.0-2
- Backport: Sanity check when cleaning up keymap changes
* Tue Feb 7 2023 Jan Grulich - 1.13.0-1
- 1.13.0
- CVE-2023-0494
* Tue Jan 31 2023 Jan Grulich - 1.12.0-9
- migrated to SPDX license
* Sat Jan 21 2023 Fedora Release Engineering - 1.12.0-8
- Rebuilt for   https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora_38_Mass_Rebuild
* Sat Jul 23 2022 Fedora Release Engineering - 1.12.0-7
- Rebuilt for   https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora_37_Mass_Rebuild
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References:

[ 1 ] Bug #2165995 - CVE-2023-0494 xorg-x11-server: DeepCopyPointerClasses use-after-free leads to privilege elevation
  https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2165995
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This update can be installed with the "dnf" update program. Use
su -c 'dnf upgrade --advisory FEDORA-2023-c41e8f24bb' at the command
line. For more information, refer to the dnf documentation available at
  http://dnf.readthedocs.io/en/latest/command_ref.html#upgrade-command-label

All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key. More details on the
GPG keys used by the Fedora Project can be found at
  https://fedoraproject.org/keys
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