MS15-067: Vulnerability in RDP Could Allow Remote Code Execution (3073094)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 84743
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The remote Windows host is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability.


The remote Windows host is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability due to improper handling of packets by the Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) service. A remote attacker can exploit this, by sending a specially crafted sequence of packets to the remote RDP server, to execute arbitrary code.


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 84743

File Name: smb_nt_ms15-067.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 7/14/2015

Updated: 11/15/2018

Dependencies: smb_hotfixes.nasl, ms_bulletin_checks_possible.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/14/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/14/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-2373

MSFT: MS15-067

MSKB: 3073094, 3069762