tightvnc vs "loose" vnc

Jacob Hoover jacob.hoover "at" marathonelectric.com
Tue, 05 Mar 2002 22:10:50 +0000


>What OS would you need this for?  I cobbeled a C++ app together and used
the
>VNC functions vncDecryptPasswd and vncEncryptPasswd.  From this, I can view
>the password of a remote machine.  I don't think this would be that big of
a
>problem, but I have to enumerate the HKEY_USERS registry key to find the
>available users.  I haven't done much testing, but it wouldn't take that
>long.
>
>Jake


Sorry.  This method would work on 9X, but it requires the remote
administration package to be installed.  If you have this, this can change
the password for the currently logged on user and the default password
when there is no logged on user.

Jake
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