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Old 11-23-2011
VNC Server Unauthenticated Access - Nessus

hi guys

Suse 10 SP2

Security guys run an app called Nessus for vulnerabilities and they found this one on my linux

VNC Server Unauthenticated Access

and I really don't know what they mean...

I can update vnc on these servers but there is not guarantee this will fix the issue and the other option is as stated in the articles

Solution :
Disable the No Authentication security type.

http://www.nessus.org/plugins/index....ingle&id=26925

VNC Version
Code:
# rpm -qa | grep vnc
xorg-x11-Xvnc-6.9.0-50.58
tightvnc-1.2.9-201.17

According to this I sould update xorg-x11-Xvnc and tightvnc packages? if it were the case?

thanks a lot

Last edited by kopper; 11-23-2011 at 03:37 PM..
# 2  
Old 11-24-2011
Hello, first the better option is to check wheter anybody uses VNC or not.
It might get installed by default and if nobody uses it, the better option is to uninstall such packages.

Regards.
# 3  
Old 11-24-2011
it is being used... what do you used in your case when people needs graphical access?
thanks

---------- Post updated at 07:24 PM ---------- Previous update was at 12:14 PM ----------

can someone close this thread?
I will be opened a new one

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