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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Windows Remote Desktop Vendors:   Microsoft
Microsoft Remote Desktop Client for Mac Unspecified Flaw Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1037405
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1037405
CVE Reference:   GENERIC-MAP-NOMATCH   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Dec 8 2016
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network

Version(s): 8.0.36; possibly other versions
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Microsoft Remote Desktop Client for Mac. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create a specially crafted link that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.

macOS systems are affected.

The vendor was notified on July 13, 2016.

A demonstration exploit video is available at:

https://youtu.be/6HeSiXYRpNY

The original advisory is available at:

https://www.wearesegment.com/research/Microsoft-Remote-Desktop-Client-for-Mac-Remote-Code-Execution

filippo.cavallarin@wearesegment.com reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can create content that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   No solution was available at the time of this entry.
Vendor URL:  www.microsoft.com/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Not specified
Underlying OS:  UNIX (macOS/OS X)

Message History:   None.


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