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CVE-2008-1802 Detail

Current 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
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: N/A
NVD score not yet provided.

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

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/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