Denial of service in Microsoft Windows RDP

Published: 2017-08-08 21:21:00
Severity Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVSSv2 5.8 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C/E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
CVSSv3 7.3 [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]
CVE ID CVE-2017-8673
CWE ID CWE-20
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit Not available
Vulnerable software Windows
Vulnerable software versions Windows 10
Vendor URL Microsoft
Advisory type Public

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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