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RealVNC Information Disclosure Weakness

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Release Date:  2005-06-20    Views:  14,254

Secunia Advisory SA15742

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Exposure of system information

Solution Status:

Unpatched

CVE Reference(s):

No CVE references.

Description


class101 has reported a weakness in RealVNC, which can be exploited by malicious people to gain knowledge of various system information.

The weakness is caused due to different versions responding differently to requests. This can be exploited to disclose the edition of RealVNC that is running and the OS (Operating System) type.


Solution:
Filter incoming VNC traffic at the firewall.

Provided and/or discovered by:
class101

Original Advisory:
http://www.realvnc.com/pipermail/vnc-list/2005-June/051336.html

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

Do you have additional information related to this advisory?

Please provide information about patches, mitigating factors, new versions, exploits, faulty patches, links, and other relevant data by posting comments to this Advisory. You can also send this information to vuln@secunia.com

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