On May 14, 2019, local time, Microsoft released security updates for May that address a critical remote code execution vulnerability (CVE-2019-0708) in Remote Desktop Services. The Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) is not affected by this vulnerability. As the vulnerability may be exploited in worm-related attacks, users are advised to download appropriate patches and upgrade their systems as soon as possible.
- Windows 7
- Windows Server 2008 R2
- Windows Server 2008
- Windows Server 2003
- Windows XP
Note: Microsoft has ended support for Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP, but released patches for the two to fix the said vulnerability.
- Windows 8
- Windows 10
Microsoft has fixed this vulnerability in its May’s security updates. Users are advised to upgrade as soon as possible.
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