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Vulnerability Assessment Details

SMB Registry : permissions of WinVNC's key

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Acertains the access rights of a remote key

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

Local users can connect to the system remotely.

Description :

The registry key HKLM\Software\ORL\WinVNC3
is writeable and/or readable by users who are not in the admin group.

This key contains the VNC password of this host, as well as other
configuration setup.

As this program permits remote access to this computer with the rights
of the currently logged on users, you should fix this problem.

Solution :

Use regedt32 and set the permissions of this key to :

- admin group : Full Control
- system : Full Control
- everyone : No access

Network Security Threat Level:

None / CVSS Base Score : 0
(AV:L/AC:H/Au:NR/C:N/A:N/I:N/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 1961

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Tenable Network Security

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