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A tigervnc security update has been released for Fedora 37.



SECURITY: Fedora 37 Update: tigervnc-1.13.0-1.fc37


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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2023-4d443bd03f
2023-02-13 00:40:32.405103
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Name : tigervnc
Product : Fedora 37
Version : 1.13.0
Release : 1.fc37
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 1.13.0 update. CVE-2023-0494 tigervnc: xorg-x11-server:
DeepCopyPointerClasses use-after-free leads to privilege elevation
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ChangeLog:

* 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
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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-2023-4d443bd03f' 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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