80004 : Microsoft Windows Remote Desktop Protocol Terminal Server RDP Packet Parsing Remote DoS
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Microsoft Windows contains a flaw that may allow a remote denial of service. The issue is triggered when the terminal server in the Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) fails to properly parse certain RDP packets, and will result in loss of availability for the service.


Location: Remote / Network Access
Impact: Loss of Availability
Solution: Patch / RCS
Exploit: Exploit Unknown
Disclosure: Vendor Verified


Currently, there are no known workarounds or upgrades to correct this issue. However, Microsoft has released a patch to address this vulnerability. Check the vendor advisory in the references section.


Microsoft Corporation
Windows 7
for x64-based Systems
for x64-based Systems SP1
for 32-bit Systems
for 32-bit Systems SP1
Windows Server 2008 R2
for Itanium-based Systems
for Itanium-based Systems SP1
for x64-based Systems SP1
for x64-based Systems



CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 4.3
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2012-03-14 | Disagree?

Access_vector_2 Access_complexity_1 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_0 Integrity_impact_0 Availability_impact_1


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