Follow Slashdot blog updates by subscribing to our blog RSS feed


Forgot your password?
Check out the new SourceForge HTML5 internet speed test! No Flash necessary and runs on all devices. ×

Submission + - New Windows RDP Flaw allows unauthenticated code execution (

AlphaSys writes: Microsoft today released six security updates that patched seven vulnerabilities, including a critical Windows bug that hackers will certainly try to exploit with a network worm, according to researchers.

"This is a pre-authentication, remote code bug," said Andrew Storms, director of security operations at nCircle Security, referring to MS12-020, the one critical bulletin today and the update that he, other researchers and even Microsoft urged users to patch as soon as possible.

"It will allow network execution without any authentication, and has all the ingredients for a class worm," said Storms.

This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

New Windows RDP Flaw allows unauthenticated code execution

Comments Filter:

Asynchronous inputs are at the root of our race problems. -- D. Winker and F. Prosser