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USN-646-1: rdesktop vulnerabilities

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
05/12/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/06/2013
Modified
07/09/2020

Description

Integer signedness error in the xrealloc function (rdesktop.c) in RDesktop 1.5.0 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via unknown parameters that trigger a heap-based overflow. NOTE: the role of the channel_process function was not specified by the original researcher.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-rdesktop

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