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

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Affected Versions:
rdesktop on Debian Linux

Recommendations:
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.

Summary:
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)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-20174
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-20175
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-20176
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-20177
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-20178
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-20179
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-20180
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-20181
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-20182
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-8791
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-8792
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-8793
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-8794
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-8795
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-8796
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-8797
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-8798
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-8799
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-8800

References:

https://www.debian.org/security/2019/dsa-4394.html
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/rdesktop

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Severity
High
CVSS Score
7.5

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