Ticket #7570 (new defect)

Opened 8 years ago

Last modified 8 years ago

VNC shows password in commandline

Reported by: evermind Owned by:
Priority: major Component: other
Version: VirtualBox 3.2.10 Keywords: vnc password passwordfile
Cc: Guest type: other
Host type: other



the vnc password is shown in the commandline. This is very insecure. Because with a quick ps -aux every user can view it. This patch adds a option to read the password from a file.


vnc-passwordfile-support.patch Download (1.7 KB) - added by evermind 8 years ago.

Change History

Changed 8 years ago by evermind

comment:1 Changed 8 years ago by frank

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