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By SecureWorld News Team
Wed | Jun 5, 2019 | 12:46 PM PDT

If you run certain Microsoft legacy systems, the National Security Agency is warning about a specific vulnerability.

According to a US-CERT alert, an RDP (Remote Desktop Protocol) security hole called "BlueKeep" could make certain Windows systems vulnerable to a worm.

Microsoft systems vulnerable to BlueKeep

Here are the versions the NSA says are at risk:

•  Windows® XP
•  Windows Server® 2003
•  Windows® Vista
•  Windows Server® 2008
•  Windows® 7
•  Windows Server® 2008 R2

And these are the patches the advisory recommends "immediately applying" to your operating system:

  • Windows XP / Windows Server 2003 – Security Patch KB4500331
  • Windows Vista / Windows Server 2008 – Security Patch KB4499180 OR Monthly Rollup KB4499149
  • Windows 7 / Windows Server 2008 R2 – Security Patch KB4499175 OR Monthly Rollup KB4499164

For a complete copy of the NSA advisory, click here.