Hydra: VNC

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 15890

Synopsis

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

Description

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.

Solution

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: 15868, 14772, 19288, 17975

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

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