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CVE-2018-20179 Detail

Current Description

rdesktop versions up to and including v1.8.3 contain an Integer Underflow that leads to a Heap-Based Buffer Overflow in the function lspci_process() and results in memory corruption and probably even a remote code execution.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 9.8 CRITICAL
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-09/msg00040.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/106938
https://github.com/rdesktop/rdesktop/commit/4dca546d04321a610c1835010b5dad85163b65e1 Patch Third Party Advisory
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2019/02/msg00030.html
https://research.checkpoint.com/reverse-rdp-attack-code-execution-on-rdp-clients/ Exploit Third Party Advisory
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201903-06
https://www.debian.org/security/2019/dsa-4394

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-191 Integer Underflow (Wrap or Wraparound) NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:rdesktop:rdesktop:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
1.8.3


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-20179
NVD Published Date:
03/15/2019
NVD Last Modified:
03/21/2019