MS09-044: Vulnerabilities in Remote Desktop Connection Could Allow Remote Code Execution (Mac OS X)

This script is Copyright (C) 2009-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through Microsoft
Remote Desktop Connection.

Description :

The remote host contains a version of the Remote Desktop client that
contains several vulnerabilities that may allow an attacker to execute
arbitrary code on the remote host.

To exploit these vulnerabilities, an attacker would need to trick a
user of the remote host into connecting to a rogue RDP server.

See also :

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms09-044

Solution :

Microsoft has released a patch for Remote Desktop Client for Mac OS X.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.6
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.6
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: MacOS X Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 40563 (macosx_rdesktop.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 35971
35973

CVE ID: CVE-2009-1133
CVE-2009-1929