Debian Security Advisory DSA 4394-1 (rdesktop - security update)

Published: 2019-02-17 23:00:00
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Affected Versions:
rdesktop on Debian Linux

For the stable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in version 1.8.4-1~deb9u1. We recommend that you upgrade your rdesktop Linux Distribution Packages. For the detailed security status of rdesktop please refer to its security tracker page linked in the references.

Multiple security issues were found in the rdesktop RDP client, which could result in denial of service, information disclosure and the execution of arbitrary code.

Detection Method:
This check tests the installed software version using the apt Linux Distribution Package manager.

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)


CVSS Score

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