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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Windows Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) Vendors:   Microsoft
Windows Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) Lets Remote Users Cause the Target Service to Stop Responding
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1039107
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2017-8673   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Aug 8 2017
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 10 Version 1703
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Windows Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP). A remote user can cause the target service to stop responding.

A remote user can specially crafted RDP requests cause the target RDP service to stop responding.

Tripwire VERT reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can cause the target service to stop responding.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

The Microsoft advisories are available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Not specified
Underlying OS:  Windows (10)

Message History:   None.

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