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Re: Encrypted Remote display?
From: Leonardo Piacentini <l.piacentini () email it>
Date: Fri, 2 Apr 2004 12:18:27 +0200

In data "Wed 31 of March 2004" Bénoni MARTIN ha scritto:

I am looking for a tool which will be a kind of "secured VNC".
Maybe I didn't understand your problem, but VNC and his enhanced
TightVNC both support SSH tunneling via OpenSSH.

From: http://www.tightvnc.com/faq.html#howsecure

How secure is TightVNC?
Although TightVNC encrypts VNC passwords sent over the net, the rest of
the traffic is sent as is, unencrypted (for password encryption, VNC
uses a DES-encrypted challenge-response scheme, where the password is
limited by 8 characters, and the effective DES key length is 56 bits).
So using TightVNC over the Internet can be a security risk. To solve
this problem, we plan to work on built-in encryption in future versions
of TightVNC.
In the mean time, if you need real security, we recommend installing
OpenSSH, and using SSH tunneling for all TightVNC connections from
untrusted networks. 

Leonardo Piacentini
GNU/Linux Gentoo user since 1.4-RC4
PGP Key: look at the headers

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