Vulnerability Details

rdesktop <= 1.8.4 Denial of Service (DoS) vulnerability

Published: 2019-11-04 11:01:11
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

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.

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

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-15682

References:

https://ics-cert.kaspersky.com/advisories/klcert-advisories/2019/10/30/klcert-19-032-denial-of-service-in-rdesktop-before-1-8-4/

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Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
5.0

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