Highly Critical RealVNC Flaw Fixed

A "highly critical" flaw in RealVNC's virtual network computing software could allow malicious hackers to access a remote system without a password, according to a published advisory.

RealVNC, the Cambridge, U.K.-based company that invented the open-source software, has acknowledged the flaw and posted patches for all affected versions.

The RealVNC software, which competes with Symantec's pcAnywhere, allows users access a remote computer from a local PC. The company distributes the software in three versions—free, personal and enterprise edition. Highly Critical RealVNC Flaw Fixed

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