MS02-051: Cryptographic Flaw in RDP Protocol can Lead to Information Disclosure (324380)

High Nessus Plugin ID 11146


It is possible to crash the remote desktop service.


The remote host contains a version of the Remote Desktop protocol / service that could allow an attacker to crash the remote service and cause the system to stop responding. Another vulnerability could allow an attacker to disclose information.


Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2000 and XP.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 11146

File Name: smb_nt_ms02-051.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.38 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2002/10/24

Modified: 2017/05/26

Dependencies: 13855, 57033

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.1

Temporal Score: 6.2

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 7.2

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:H/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2002/09/18

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2002/09/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2002-0863, CVE-2002-0864

BID: 5711, 5712

OSVDB: 866, 13421

MSFT: MS02-051

MSKB: 324380