MS14-074: Vulnerability in Remote Desktop Protocol Could Allow Security Feature Bypass (3003743)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 79134


The remote Windows host is affected by a security bypass vulnerability.


The remote Windows host is running Remote Desktop Protocol, which does not properly log failed logon attempts, thus allowing attackers to bypass the audit logon security feature.


Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows Vista, 2008, 7, 2008 R2, 8, 2012, 8.1, and 2012 R2.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 79134

File Name: smb_nt_ms14-074.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2014/11/12

Modified: 2017/07/28

Dependencies: 57033, 10456, 13855

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/11/11

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/11/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-6318

BID: 70981

OSVDB: 114535

MSFT: MS14-074

MSKB: 3003743

IAVB: 2014-B-0148