Vulnerability identifier: #VU18446
Vulnerability risk: High
Exploitation vector: Network
Exploit availability: Yes
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise vulnerable system.
The vulnerability exists due to insufficient validation of user-supplied input when processing RDP packets in Windows Remote Desktop Services. A remote unauthenticated attacker can send a series of specially crafted requests and execute arbitrary code on the target system.
Successful exploitation of vulnerability may allow an attacker to compromise vulnerable system.
Note, this vulnerability is known as BlueKeep.
In-the-wild exploitation of the vulnerability was detected on November 2, 2019.
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Vulnerable software versions
Windows Server: 2008 - 2008 R2
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?