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Improper Input Validation

CVE-2015-2472

Severity Medium
Score 4.3/10

Summary

Remote Desktop Session Host (RDSH) in Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) through 8.1 in Microsoft Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 SP2 and R2 SP1, Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 Gold and R2, and Windows RT Gold and 8.1 does not properly verify certificates, which allows man-in-the-middle attackers to spoof clients via a crafted certificate with valid Issuer and Serial Number fields, aka "Remote Desktop Session Host Spoofing Vulnerability."

  • MEDIUM
  • NETWORK
  • NONE
  • PARTIAL
  • NONE
  • NONE

CWE-20 - Improper Input Validation

The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published