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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-1802

Original release date: 05/12/2008
Last revised: 03/07/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Buffer overflow in the process_redirect_pdu (rdp.c) function in rdesktop 1.5.0 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) redirect request with modified length fields.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (06/24/2008)
Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of rdesktop as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, or 5.

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-360.htm
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1019991
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200806-04
External Source: MILW0RM
Name: 5585
External Source: XF
Name: rdesktop-processredirectpdu-bo(42275)
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-646-1
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 30118
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2008:101
External Source: IDEFENSE
Name: 20080507 Multiple Vendor rdesktop process_redirect_pdu() BSS Overflow Vulnerability
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 31928
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1573
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-3886
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-1467
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://rdesktop.cvs.sourceforge.net/rdesktop/rdesktop/rdp.c?r1=1.101&r2=1.102&pathrev=HEAD
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 30713
External Source: BID
Name: 29097
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 240708
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 30248
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-3917
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-2403
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-3985

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