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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Remote PC Access Server Detection

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Searches for the existence PC Anywhere

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is running Remote PC Access Server.

This service could be used by a possible hacker to partially take control of the remote
system if they obtain the credentials necessary to log in (through a brute force
attack or by sniffing the network, as this protocol transmits usernames and
passwords in plain text).

A possible hacker may use it to steal your password or prevent your system from working
properly.


Solution : Disable this service if you do not use it.
Network Security Threat Level: Medium

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2003 Tenable Network Security

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