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LIN5-21801 : Security Advisory - libvirt - CVE-2016-5008

Created: Jul 27, 2016    Updated: May 29, 2018
Resolved Date: Aug 3, 2016
Found In Version:
Fix Version:
Severity: Standard
Applicable for: Wind River Linux 5
Component/s: Userspace


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.

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