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CVE-2008-1803 Detail

Current Description

Integer signedness error in the xrealloc function (rdesktop.c) in RDesktop 1.5.0 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via unknown parameters that trigger a heap-based overflow. NOTE: the role of the channel_process function was not specified by the original researcher.

Source:  MITRE
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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
Provides administrator access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://labs.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=698
http://rdesktop.cvs.sourceforge.net/rdesktop/rdesktop/rdesktop.c?r1=1.161&r2=1.162&pathrev=HEAD Exploit
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200806-04.xml
http://sourceforge.net/mailarchive/message.php?msg_name=20080511065217.GA24455%40cse.unsw.EDU.AU Patch
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.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0575.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29097
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1019992
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-646-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1467/references Vendor Advisory
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2403 Vendor Advisory
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/42277
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9800

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 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-2008-1803
NVD Published Date:
05/12/2008
NVD Last Modified:
09/28/2017