Talos releases coverage for 'wormable' Microsoft vulnerability

Last night, Cisco Talos released the latest SNORT® rule update, which includes coverage for the critical Microsoft vulnerability CVE-2019-0708.

The company disclosed this vulnerability last week as part of its monthly security update. This particular bug exists in Remote Desktop Services — formerly known as Terminal Services.

The vulnerability requires no user interaction and is pre-authentication. Microsoft specifically warned against this bug because it is "wormable," meaning future malware that exploits this vulnerability could spread from system to sys ..