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Vulnerability Score 5.0 5.0
CVE Id CVE-2001-1571
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:26:53
Published 31 Dec 2001 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact NONE NONE
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE



The Remote Desktop client in Windows XP sends the most recent user account name in cleartext, which could allow remote attackers to obtain terminal server user account names via sniffing.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Microsoft Windows Xp


BID - 3720

XF - winxp-remote-desktop-username(7732)

BUGTRAQ - 20011220 Windows XP security concerns

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:36:43