MS15-030: Vulnerability in Remote Desktop Protocol Could Allow Denial of Service (3039976)

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Synopsis :

The remote Windows host is affected by a denial of service
vulnerability.

Description :

The remote Windows host is affected by a vulnerability due to a
failure by the Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) to properly free objects
in memory. A remote, unauthenticated attacker, by creating multiple
RDP sessions, can exploit this to exhaust the system memory and cause
a denial of service.

See also :

https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms15-030

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 7, 8, 2012, 8.1,
and 2012 R2.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 81744 ()

Bugtraq ID: 72921

CVE ID: CVE-2015-0079

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