Intrusion Prevention

MS.Windows.RDP.Client.Video.Control.Memory.Corruption

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Memory Corruption vulnerability in Microsoft Remote Desktop Client.
The vulnerability is caused by an error when RDP client handles a malicious PDU from server. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability by enticing an user to connect to a malicious RDP server. Successful exploitation could result in arbitrary code execution in the RDP Client.

Affected Products

Windows 10 Version 1803 for 32-bit Systems
Windows 10 Version 1803 for x64-based Systems
Windows Server, version 1803 (Server Core Installation)
Windows 10 Version 1803 for ARM64-based Systems
Windows 10 Version 1809 for 32-bit Systems
Windows 10 Version 1809 for x64-based Systems
Windows 10 Version 1809 for ARM64-based Systems
Windows Server 2019
Windows Server 2019 (Server Core installation)
Windows 10 Version 1709 for 32-bit Systems
Windows 10 Version 1709 for x64-based Systems
Windows 10 Version 1709 for ARM64-based Systems
Windows 10 Version 1903 for 32-bit Systems
Windows 10 Version 1903 for x64-based Systems
Windows 10 Version 1903 for ARM64-based Systems
Windows Server, version 1903 (Server Core installation)
Windows 10 for 32-bit Systems
Windows 10 for x64-based Systems
Windows 10 Version 1607 for 32-bit Systems
Windows 10 Version 1607 for x64-based Systems
Windows 8.1 for 32-bit systems
Windows 8.1 for x64-based systems
Windows RT 8.1
Windows Server 2012
Windows Server 2012 (Server Core installation)
Windows Server 2012 R2
Windows Server 2012 R2 (Server Core installation)
Windows Server 2016
Windows Server 2016 (Server Core installation)
Windows 10 Version 1909 for 32-bit Systems
Windows 10 Version 1909 for x64-based Systems
Windows 10 Version 1909 for ARM64-based Systems
Windows Server, version 1909 (Server Core installation)

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Upgrade to the latest version available from the website.
https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2020-0817

CVE References

CVE-2020-0817