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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Windows Remote Desktop Vendors:   Microsoft
Windows Remote Desktop Flaw Access Control Bug Lets Remote Users Access the Target System
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1034659
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-0019   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Jan 13 2016
Original Entry Date:  Jan 13 2016
Impact:   User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   Multiple vulnerabilities were reported in Windows Remote Desktop. A remote user can gain access to the target system in certain cases.

A remote user can login via Windows Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) to accounts that have no password set.

Gal Goldshtein and Viktor Minin of Citadel reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can gain access to accounts that have no password set.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

A patch matrix is available in the vendor advisory.

The Microsoft advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Windows (10)
Underlying OS Comments:  10, 10 Version 1511

Message History:   None.

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