Unprotected QNX qconn Service

critical Nessus Plugin ID 48354
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Arbitrary commands can be run on this port.


A QNX qconn service is running on this host.

QNX plans to add some authentication to qconn. Meanwhile, qconn should be used only in development phase.

Through this service, it is possible to upload and execute arbitrary code on the host. An attacker can use this service to take complete control of the affected device.


Filter incoming traffic to this port, disable the service, or contact the device's vendor for a patch.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 48354

File Name: qnx_qconn_unprotected.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: remote

Published: 8/17/2010

Updated: 9/25/2019

Dependencies: find_service1.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/a:qnx:qconn