Upstream information

CVE-2009-0388 at MITRE

Description

Multiple integer signedness errors in (1) UltraVNC 1.0.2 and 1.0.5 and (2) TightVnc 1.3.9 allow remote VNC servers to cause a denial of service (heap corruption and application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a large length value in a message, related to the (a) ClientConnection::CheckBufferSize and (b) ClientConnection::CheckFileZipBufferSize functions in ClientConnection.cpp.

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 is a vulnerability in various VNC implementations against the client. The vulnerable code is only found in the Windows client implementation.

SUSE Bugzilla entry: 962374 [RESOLVED / INVALID]

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