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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Microsoft Windows Remote Desktop Protocol Server Private Key Disclosure Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Acertains if the remote terminal service is vulnerable to MIM attacks

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

It may be possible to get access to the remote host.

Description :

The remote version of Remote Desktop Protocol Server (Terminal Service) is
vulnerable to a man in the middle attack.

A possible hacker may exploit this flaw to decrypt communications between client
and server and obtain sensitive information (passwords, ...).


Solution :

Force the use of SSL as a transport layer for this service.

See also :

http://www.oxid.it/downloads/rdp-gbu.pdf
http://www.nessus.org/u?c544b1fa

Network Security Threat Level:

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6
(AV:R/AC:H/Au:NR/C:P/A:P/I:P/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 13818

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2006 Tenable Network Security

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