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libvirt before 2.0.0 improperly disables password checking when the password on a VNC server is set to an empty string, which allows remote attackers to bypass authentication and establish a VNC session by connecting to the server.

Priority: MEDIUM
CVSS v3: 9.8
Publish Date: Jul 13, 2016
Related ID: --
CVSS v2: Critical
Modified Date: Jul 14, 2016

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Product Name Status Defect Fixed Downloads
Linux 7 SCP Not Vulnerable -- -- --
Linux 7 CGP Not Vulnerable -- -- --



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