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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      Last Modified:  05/12/2008

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-1802
Original release date:
05/12/2008
Last revised:
09/28/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
9.3 HIGH
Vector:
(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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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://labs.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=697 External Source IDEFENSE 20080507 Multiple Vendor rdesktop process_redirect_pdu() BSS Overflow Vulnerability
http://rdesktop.cvs.sourceforge.net/rdesktop/rdesktop/rdp.c?r1=1.101&r2=1.102&pathrev=HEAD Exploit External Source CONFIRM http://rdesktop.cvs.sourceforge.net/rdesktop/rdesktop/rdp.c?r1=1.101&r2=1.102&pathrev=HEAD
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200806-04.xml External Source GENTOO GLSA-200806-04
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-240708-1 External Source SUNALERT 240708
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-360.htm External Source CONFIRM http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-360.htm
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1573 External Source DEBIAN DSA-1573
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:101 External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:101
http://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-May/msg00244.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2008-3886
http://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-May/msg00270.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2008-3917
http://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-May/msg00296.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2008-3985
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29097 External Source BID 29097
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1019991 External Source SECTRACK 1019991
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-646-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-646-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1467/references External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-1467
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2403 External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-2403
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/42275 External Source XF rdesktop-processredirectpdu-bo(42275)
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/5585 External Source EXPLOIT-DB 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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