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SMB Registry : permissions of WinVNC's key Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Acertains the access rights of a remote key

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

Local users can connect to the system remotely.

Description :

The registry key HKLM\Software\ORL\WinVNC3
is writeable and/or readable by users who are not in the admin group.

This key contains the VNC password of this host, as well as other
configuration setup.

As this program allows remote access to this computer with the rights
of the currently logged on users, you should fix this problem.

Solution :

Use regedt32 and set the permissions of this key to :

- admin group : Full Control
- system : Full Control
- everyone : No access

Threat Level:

None / CVSS Base Score : 0

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