Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : vnc (MDKSA-2003:022)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

A vulnerability was discovered in the VNC server script that generates
an X cookie, used by X authentication. The script generated a cookie
that was not strong enough and allow an attacker to more easily guess
the authentication cookie, thus obtaining unauthorized access to the
VNC server.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 14007 (mandrake_MDKSA-2003-022.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2002-1336

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