Security update for VNC
(Last modified: 20FEB2003)
solutions Security update for VNC SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (2e683a5b4dc601512473c991c6d51c28)
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vncpackage uses a method for creating the cookie that results in a weak randomness of the cookie. This renders the cookie guessable by an attacker seeking access to the running VNC X server. With this update, the scheme used to create these random numbers has been changed to create a better randomness for the cookies.
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