Vulnerability

(MS12-053) Vulnerability in Remote Desktop Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2723135)

Publish date: August 15, 2012

CVE-2012-2526

SEVERITY

CRITICAL

//  ADVISORY DATE

15 AUG 2012


DESCRIPTION

Microsoft issues a patch that resolves a vulnerability found in the Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) in Windows XP SP3 systems. The vulnerability exists in the way deleted objects are accessed by RDP. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability allows an attacker to execute code of choice on the vulnerable system.

SOLUTION

AFFECTED SOFTWARE AND VERSION

  • Windows XP Service Pack 3

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