MS11-065: Vulnerability in Remote Desktop Protocol Could Allow Denial of Service (2570222)

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Synopsis :

The remote Windows host is susceptible to a denial of service attack.

Description :

A denial of service vulnerability exists in the implementation of the
Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) on the remote Windows host due to the way
it accesses an object in memory that has been improperly initialized or
has been deleted.

If RDP has been enabled on the affected system, an unauthenticated,
remote attacker could leverage this vulnerability to cause the system to
stop responding and automatically reboot by sending a sequence of
specially crafted RDP packets to it.

Note that the Remote Desktop Protocol is not enabled by default.

See also :

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms11-065

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows XP and 2003.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.1
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.3
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 55795 ()

Bugtraq ID: 48995

CVE ID: CVE-2011-1968