Denial of service in Microsoft Windows RDP

Published: 2017-08-08 21:21:00
Severity Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2017-8673
CVSSv3 7.5 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:N/I:N/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]
CWE ID CWE-20
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit Not available
Vulnerable software Windows
Vulnerable software versions Windows 10
Vendor URL Microsoft

Security Advisory

1) Improper input validation

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

The vulnerability exists due to an error when processing RDP requests. A remote attacker can send specially crafted RDP packets to the vulnerable system and perform a denial of service attack.

Remediation

Install updates from vendor's website.

External links

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-8673

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