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<title>rdesktop: Multiple vulnerabilities</title>
Multiple vulnerabilities in rdesktop may lead to the execution of arbitrary
code or a Denial of Service.
<product type="ebuild">rdesktop</product>
<announced>June 14, 2008</announced>
<revised>June 14, 2008: 01</revised>
<package name="net-misc/rdesktop" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">1.6.0</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">1.6.0</vulnerable>
rdesktop is an open source Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) client.
An anonymous researcher reported multiple vulnerabilities in rdesktop
via iDefense Labs:
<li>An integer underflow error exists in
the function iso_recv_msg() in the file iso.c which can be triggered
via a specially crafted RDP request, causing a heap-based buffer
overflow (CVE-2008-1801).</li>
<li>An input validation error exists in
the function process_redirect_pdu() in the file rdp.c which can be
triggered via a specially crafted RDP redirect request, causing a
BSS-based buffer overflow (CVE-2008-1802).</li>
An integer signedness error exists in the function xrealloc() in the
file rdesktop.c which can be be exploited to cause a heap-based buffer
overflow (CVE-2008-1803).</li>
<impact type="normal">
An attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities by enticing a user to
connect to a malicious RDP server thereby allowing the attacker to
execute arbitrary code or cause a Denial of Service.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All rdesktop users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=net-misc/rdesktop-1.6.0&quot;</code>
<uri link="">CVE-2008-1801</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2008-1802</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2008-1803</uri>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Mon, 19 May 2008 15:23:05 +0000">
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Tue, 03 Jun 2008 15:21:36 +0000">
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Sat, 07 Jun 2008 15:00:31 +0000">