VNC Software Detection

Info Nessus Plugin ID 10342

Synopsis

The remote host is running a remote display software (VNC).

Description

The remote host is running VNC (Virtual Network Computing), which uses the RFB (Remote Framebuffer) protocol to provide remote access to graphical user interfaces and thus permits a console on the remote host to be displayed on another.

Solution

Make sure use of this software is done in accordance with your organization's security policy and filter incoming traffic to this port.

See Also

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vnc

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 10342

File Name: vnc.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.23 $

Type: remote

Published: 2000/03/07

Modified: 2017/06/12

Dependencies: 17975

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Info