rdesktop <= 1.8.4 Denial of Service (DoS) vulnerability

Technical Details

Severity Level:

Medium Severity

CVSS Score:

5.0

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Detection Type:
Executable Unreliable

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Summary:
rdesktop is prone to a denial of service (DoS) vulnerability.

Detection Method:
Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.

Technical Details:
The vulnerability exists because of multiple out-of-bound access reads in the code.

Impact:
Successful exploitation would allow an attacker to crash the application.

Affected Versions:
rdesktop through version 1.8.4.

Recommendations:
Update to version 1.8.5.

Family:

Denial of Service

Creation Time:

2019-11-04 11:01:11

Modification Time:

2019-11-04 10:06:51

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NVD CVE ID:
CVE-2019-15682

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