VNC Server Detection

Info Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 5934

Synopsis

The remote host is accepting remote VNC connections.

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/Virtual_Network_Computing

http://www.nessus.org/u?66f1946e

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 5934

File Name: 5934.prm

Family: Generic

Published: 2011/06/02

Modified: 2015/07/10

Nessus ID: 10342

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Info