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CVE-2008-3493 Detail

Description

vncviewer.exe in RealVNC Windows Client 4.1.2.0 allows remote VNC servers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted frame buffer update packet.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  08/06/2008

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-3493
Original release date:
08/06/2008
Last revised:
09/28/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
5.0 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (08/07/2008)

This flaw does not affect the Linux version of RealVNC as shipped in Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30499 External Source BID 30499
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/44218 External Source XF realvnc-vncviewer-dos(44218)
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/6181 External Source EXPLOIT-DB 6181

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:realvnc:realvnc_windows_client:4.1.2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Denotes Vulnerable Software
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