Hydra: VNC

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 15890


It may be possible to determine VNC passwords through brute force.


This plugin runs Hydra to find VNC passwords by brute force.

To use this plugin, enter the 'Logins file' and the 'Passwords file' under the 'Hydra (NASL wrappers options)' advanced settings block.


Change the passwords for the affected accounts.

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 15890

File Name: hydra_vnc.nasl

Version: 1.10

Type: remote

Published: 2004/12/01

Modified: 2012/07/27

Dependencies: 14772, 15868, 19288, 17975

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: Secret/hydra/passwords_file, /tmp/hydra/force_run