LANDesk Security and Patch News
- (May 30, 2013) GlavSoft has released TightVNC version 2.7.3. The following features are included in this release:
Single Application Sharing Mode
Now there is no need to share the whole desktop if you need to remotely control only one application. For that, run a server via the command line, specify -shareapp CLI option and pass a process ID as its argument. In the Viewer window, only the application window will be shown (if any, non-used space in the Viewer viewport is filled with black).
Performance Optimization for Windows 8
Now servers run on Windows 8 are ultra fast and there are no desktop update lags when the Viewer connects to it. This was made possible due to added support for the Desktop Duplication API.
Password Protection for Server-Side Changes
Now access to remote server settings can be additionally secured with a new Administration -> Ask password for each operation option. If checked, an Administrative password is required to open settings and alter them (rather than asking for it only once, on the server start-up). Securing each operation makes it impossible to reconfigure the server during a session without appropriate rights for that.
If necessary, a corresponding option is available in the MSI TightVNC installer (SET_REPEATCONTROLAUTHENTICATION).
ZRLE and RRE Encoding Support
The list of supported encoding types is extended with ZRLE and RRE compression. Now TightVNC Server is fully compliant to the latest RFB protocol specification.
Improved compatibility with Mac and Windows systems and performance is improved for Tight and ZRLE encoding.
- Please visit the following page for more details: http://www.tightvnc.com/release-2.7.3.php
- Vulnerability ID – TIGHTVNCv2.7.3
- Vulnerability ID – TIGHTVNCv2.7.1 (Added the replacement information.)
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