RDP Screenshot

info Nessus Plugin ID 66173


It is possible to take a screenshot of the remote login screen.


This script attempts to connect to the remote host via RDP (Remote Desktop Protocol) and attempts to take a screenshot of the login screen.

While this is not a vulnerability by itself, some versions of Windows display the names of the users who can connect and which ones are connected already.

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 66173

File Name: rdp_logon_screen.nbin

Version: 1.64

Type: remote

Family: General

Published: 4/22/2013

Updated: 11/30/2022

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows