MS05-041: Vulnerability in Remote Desktop Protocol Could Allow Denial of Service (899591)

High Nessus Plugin ID 19404

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VPR Score: 4.4


It is possible to crash the remote desktop service.


The remote host contains a version of the Remote Desktop protocol/service that is vulnerable to a security flaw that could allow an attacker to crash the remote service and cause the system to stop responding.


Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2000, XP and 2003.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 19404

File Name: smb_nt_ms05-041.nasl

Version: 1.34

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2005/08/09

Updated: 2018/11/15

Dependencies: 13855, 57033

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 4.4

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.1

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/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: 2005/08/09

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2005/08/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-1218

BID: 14259

MSFT: MS05-041

CERT: 490628

EDB-ID: 1143

MSKB: 899591