VNC Security Type Enforcement Failure Remote Authentication Bypass

This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote VNC server is prone to an authentication bypass issue.

Description :

The VNC server installed on the remote host allows an attacker
to bypass authentication by simply requesting 'Type 1 - None' as the
authentication type even though it is not explicitly configured to
support that.

See also :

Solution :

If using RealVNC, upgrade to RealVNC Free Edition 4.1.2 / Personal Edition 4.2.3 /
Enterprise Edition 4.2.3 or later.

If using LibVNCServer, upgrade to version 0.8.2 or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.1
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Misc.

Nessus Plugin ID: 21564 ()

Bugtraq ID: 17978

CVE ID: CVE-2006-2369

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