back to article Microsoft fixes remote desktop app Mac hole

Microsoft has patched a code execution hole in its Mac remote desktop client that grants read and write to home directories if users do no more than click a link, says Italian security researcher Filippo Cavallarin. The hole was patched 17 January. Cavallarin says the flaw allowed remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on …

  1. bombastic bob Silver badge
    Facepalm

    *facepalm*

    "Microsoft Remote Desktop Client for Mac OS X allows a malicious terminal server to read and write any file in the home directory of the connecting user,"

    by crafting a special 'rdp' URL and directing the user to click it.

    *FACEPALM*

  2. Drew 11

    Can we have the facepalm icon replaced with the one here please? http://pleasecutthecrap.com/obama-calls-out-stupid-trump/

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