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Debian LTS Advisory ([SECURITY] [DLA 872-1] xrdp security update)

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.5

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

4 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

It was discovered that xrdp, a Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) server, calls the PAM function auth_start_session() in an incorrect location, leading to PAM session modules not being properly initialized, with a potential consequence of incorrect configurations or elevation of privileges, aka a pam_limits.so bypass.

Affected Software

Affected Software

xrdp on Debian Linux

Detection Method

Detection Method

This check tests the installed software version using the apt package manager.

Solution

Solution

For Debian 7 'Wheezy', these problems have been fixed in version 0.5.0-2+deb7u1. We recommend that you upgrade your xrdp packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)