CVE-2018-8794 Detail

Current Description

rdesktop versions up to and including v1.8.3 contain an Integer Overflow that leads to an Out-Of-Bounds Write in function process_bitmap_updates() and results in a memory corruption and possibly even a remote code execution.


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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 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://github.com/rdesktop/rdesktop/commit/4dca546d04321a610c1835010b5dad85163b65e1 Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2019/02/msg00030.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
https://research.checkpoint.com/reverse-rdp-attack-code-execution-on-rdp-clients/ Third Party Advisory 
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201903-06 Third Party Advisory 
https://www.debian.org/security/2019/dsa-4394 Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-190 Integer Overflow or Wraparound cwe source acceptance level NIST  
CWE-680 Integer Overflow to Buffer Overflow Reference acceptance level Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-8794
NVD Published Date:
02/05/2019
NVD Last Modified:
09/14/2019
Source:
MITRE