Intrusion Prevention

MS.Windows.RDP.Message.Handling.Buffer.Overflow

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Buffer Overflow vulnerability in Windows Remote Desktop Protocol.
The vulnerability is due to an error when the vulnerable software handles a malformed packet. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to execute arbitrary code within the context of the application, via a crafted packet.

Affected Products

Windows 7
Windows 8

Impact

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

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
http://technet.microsoft.com/security/bulletin/MS15-067

CVE References

CVE-2015-2373