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CVE-2015-0079 Detail

Current Description

The Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) implementation in Microsoft Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 Gold and R2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption and RDP outage) by establishing many RDP sessions that do not properly free allocated memory, aka "Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) Denial of Service Vulnerability."

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1031892 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2015/ms15-030 Patch Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_7:-:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_8:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_8.1:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2012:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2012:r2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-0079
NVD Published Date:
03/11/2015
NVD Last Modified:
05/14/2019