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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Fedora Core 5 2006-558: vnc

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the vnc package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory FEDORA-2006-558 (vnc).

Virtual Network Computing (VNC) is a remote display system which
permits 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 permit you to connect to other desktops running a VNC
server.

Update Information:

Security update: by altering a client it was possible to
bypass password authentication in vnc.


Solution : Get the newest Fedora Updates
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2007 Tenable Network Security

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