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RDP Bug Takes New Approach to Host Compromise

Researchers show how simply connecting to a rogue machine can silently compromise the host.

Most security professionals know they can use Microsoft’s Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) to connect to other machines but may not consider how merely using RDP could compromise one.

A recently discovered RDP vulnerability could silently compromise a host when it connects to a rogue machine, researchers report. CVE-2019-0887, discovered by Eyal Itkin, a vulnerability researcher with Check Point Software Technologies, was classified as Important and patched this month.

Read the full story on Dark Reading: https://www.darkreading.com/risk/rdp-bug-takes-new-approach-to-host-compromise/d/d-id/1335297

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