<p>A denial of service vulnerability exists in Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) when an attacker connects to the target system using RDP and sends specially crafted requests. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could cause the RDP service on the target system to stop responding.</p> <p>To exploit this vulnerability, an attacker would need to run a specially crafted application against a server which provides Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) services.</p> <p>The update addresses the vulnerability by correcting how RDP handles connection requests.</p>
Published 2020-10-16 23:15:15
Updated 2023-12-31 20:15:53
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Vulnerability category: Denial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2020-16927

0.20%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 57 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2020-16927

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
7.8
HIGH AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
10.0
6.9
NIST
7.5
HIGH CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
3.9
3.6
NIST
7.5
HIGH CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
3.9
3.6
Microsoft Corporation

References for CVE-2020-16927

Products affected by CVE-2020-16927

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