Microsoft Windows SMB Registry : WinVNC's Key Permissions
High Nessus Plugin ID 10553
SynopsisLocal users can connect to the system remotely.
DescriptionThe 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 allows remote access to this computer with the privileges of the currently logged on users, you should fix this problem.
SolutionUse regedt32 and set the permissions of this key to :
- admin group : Full Control
- system : Full Control
- everyone : No access