X Server Unauthenticated Access: Screenshot

This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote X server accepts TCP connections.

Description :

The remote X server accepts remote TCP connections. It is possible for
an attacker to grab a screenshot of the remote host.

Solution :

Restrict access to this port by using the 'xhost' command. If the X
client/server facility is not used, disable TCP connections to the X
server entirely.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Misc.

Nessus Plugin ID: 66349 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-1999-0526