Upstream information

CVE-2001-0168 at MITRE


Buffer overflow in AT&T WinVNC (Virtual Network Computing) server 3.3.3r7 and earlier allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via a long HTTP GET request when the DebugLevel registry key is greater than 0.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

This issue is currently rated as having critical severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 10
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete

Note from the SUSE Security Team

This vulnerability is specific to WinVNC, a windows VNC server. No Linux implementation of VNC is affected by this.

If you came to this page due to a Qualys scanner output, please make sure to tell Qualys to fix their scanner, that already detected Linux presence in its scan before to avoid Windows software misdetection.

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SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Thu Jun 27 23:52:59 2013
CVE page last modified: Fri Oct 7 12:45:22 2022