25479 : RealVNC Security Type Enforcement Failure Remote Authentication Bypass
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2006-05-15

Description

RealVNC contains a flaw that may allow a malicious user to bypass authentication and allows access to the remote system without requiring knowledge of the VNC password. The issue is triggered due to an error within the handling of VNC password authentication requests. This flaw may lead to a loss of confidentiality.

Classification

Location: Remote / Network Access
Attack Type: Authentication Management
Impact: Loss of Confidentiality
Exploit: Exploit Public, Exploit Commercial
Disclosure: Vendor Verified
OSVDB: Web Related

Solution

Upgrade to version 4.1.2 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

Products

RealVNC Ltd
RealVNC
4.1.1

References

Tools & Filters

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Credit

  • Steve Wiseman - steveintelliadmin.com - IntelliAdmin

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 7.5
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2006-05-16 | Disagree?

Access_vector_2 Access_complexity_2 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_1 Integrity_impact_1 Availability_impact_1

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