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CVE-2008-1802 Detail

Description

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.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  05/12/2008

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 9.3 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
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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Hyperlink Resource
http://labs.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=697
http://rdesktop.cvs.sourceforge.net/rdesktop/rdesktop/rdp.c?r1=1.101&r2=1.102&pathrev=HEAD Exploit
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200806-04.xml
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-240708-1
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-360.htm
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1573
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:101
http://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-May/msg00244.html
http://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-May/msg00270.html
http://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-May/msg00296.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29097
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1019991
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-646-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1467/references
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2403
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/42275
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/5585

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:rdesktop:rdesktop:1.5.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-1802
NVD Published Date:
05/12/2008
NVD Last Modified:
09/28/2017