MS13-029: Vulnerability in Remote Desktop Client Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2828223)

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Synopsis :

It is possible to execute arbitrary code on the remote host through
the Remote Desktop ActiveX control.

Description :

The remote host contains a version of the Remote Desktop ActiveX
control that is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability
when attempting to access an object in memory that has been deleted.

If an attacker can trick a user on the affected system into opening a
specially crafted webpage, this issue could be leveraged to execute
arbitrary code subject to the user's privileges.

See also :

http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-13-065/
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms13-029

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows XP, 2003, Vista,
7, 2008, and 2008 R2.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.9
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 65876 ()

Bugtraq ID: 58874

CVE ID: CVE-2013-1296