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RE: RDP Security
From: "Bryan Ponnwitz" <bponnwitz () wwsport com>
Date: Sun, 11 Mar 2007 15:56:36 -0400

I believe Microsoft's answer to MITM attacks on a local LAN is to
implement IPSec on your computers.  If you implement the correct IPSec
policy, then I would say that RDP would be 100% secure.  Even if you
don't want to turn on IPSec for your whole LAN, you could create a
policy to sign traffic on port 3389 between the computers that you're
RDP'ing with and it would eliminate the possibility of MITM attacks


-----Original Message-----
From: listbounce () securityfocus com [mailto:listbounce () securityfocus com]
On Behalf Of Tornado
Sent: Monday, March 05, 2007 6:37 AM
To: security-basics () securityfocus com
Subject: RDP Security

Hi All,

I was just curious to know how secure is Remote Desktop Protocol on the 
local network? I know that this protocol is prone to MITM attacks.But
Microsoft addressed this issue in the latest RDP client?

Thanks in advance.

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