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Windows Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) Information Disclosure Vulnerability - CVE-2020-16896

oval:org.cisecurity:def:8385

An information disclosure vulnerability exists in Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) when an attacker connects to the target system using RDP and sends specially crafted requests. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could obtain information to further compromise the user’s system. To exploit this vulnerability an attacker would need to run a specially crafted application against a server which provides Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) services. The update addresses the vulnerability by correcting how RDP handles connection requests.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows 8.1
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2016
  • Microsoft Windows 10
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2019
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2020-16896
  • MSRC-CVE-2020-16896
  • KB4580358
  • KB4580327
  • KB4580346
  • KB4580328
  • KB4580330
  • KB4577668
  • KB4577671
  • KB4579311
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