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Fedora Core 5 2006-558: vnc Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the vnc package
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory FEDORA-2006-558 (vnc).
Virtual Network Computing (VNC) is a remote display system which
allows you to view a computing 'desktop' environment not only on the
machine where it is running, but from anywhere on the Internet and
from a wide variety of machine architectures. This package contains a
client which will allow you to connect to other desktops running a VNC
Security update: by altering a client it was possible to
bypass password authentication in vnc.
Solution : Get the newest Fedora Updates
Threat Level: High
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