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           ESB-2005.0625 -- Microsoft Security Bulletin MS05-041
        Vulnerability in Remote Desktop Protocol Could Allow Denial
                            of Service (899591)
                              10 August 2005


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           Remote Desktop
                   Remote Assistance
                   Windows Small Business Server 2003 Remote Web Workplace
                   Windows Small Business Server 2003 Terminal Services
Publisher:         Microsoft
Operating System:  Windows Server 2003
                   Windows XP
                   Windows 2000
Impact:            Denial of Service
Access:            Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names:         CAN-2005-1218

Original Bulletin: 

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MS05-041 - Vulnerability in Remote Desktop Protocol Could Allow 
           Denial of Service (899591)

  - Affected Software: 
    - Windows XP Service Pack 1
    - Windows XP Service Pack 2
    - Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
    - Windows Server 2003
    - Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1
    - Windows Server 2003 for Itanium-based Systems 
    - Windows Server 2003 with SP1 for Itanium-based Systems 
    - Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition

    - Impact: Denial of Service
    - Version Number: 1.0  

Vulnerability Details
Remote Desktop Protocol Vulnerability - CAN-2005-1218:

A denial of service vulnerability exists that could allow an attacker to send a
specially crafted Remote Data Protocol (RDP) message to an affected system. An
attacker could cause this system to stop responding.

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