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Home » Hacking News » Windows RDP public key vulnerability

Windows RDP public key vulnerability

by Mario Miri on April 8th, 2003 Microsoft Windows Remote Desktop Protocol is prone to man-in-the-middle attack. This is possible because Windows RDP does not attempt to validate the public key of the remote host.


Vulnerable:
Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server SP1
Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server SP2
Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server SP3
Microsoft Windows 2000 Datacenter Server
Microsoft Windows 2000 Datacenter Server SP1
Microsoft Windows 2000 Datacenter Server SP2
Microsoft Windows 2000 Datacenter Server SP3
Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional
Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional SP1
Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional SP2
Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional SP3
Microsoft Windows 2000 Server
Microsoft Windows 2000 Server SP1
Microsoft Windows 2000 Server SP2
Microsoft Windows 2000 Server SP3
Microsoft Windows 2000 Terminal Services
Microsoft Windows 2000 Terminal Services SP1
Microsoft Windows 2000 Terminal Services SP2
Microsoft Windows 2000 Terminal Services SP3
Microsoft Windows NT Terminal Server 4.0
Microsoft Windows NT Terminal Server 4.0 SP1
Microsoft Windows NT Terminal Server 4.0 SP2
Microsoft Windows NT Terminal Server 4.0 SP3
Microsoft Windows NT Terminal Server 4.0 SP4
Microsoft Windows NT Terminal Server 4.0 SP5
Microsoft Windows NT Terminal Server 4.0 SP6
Microsoft Windows NT Terminal Server 4.0 SP6a
Microsoft Windows XP 64-bit Edition
Microsoft Windows XP 64-bit Edition SP1
Microsoft Windows XP Home
Microsoft Windows XP Home SP1
Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Microsoft Windows XP Professional SP1


Solution:
Currently there are no vendor supplied patches for this issue.


Discovered by:
Erik Forsberg, [email protected]


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