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CVE-2018-8796 Detail

Current Description

rdesktop versions up to and including v1.8.3 contain an Out-Of-Bounds Read in function process_bitmap_updates() that results in a Denial of Service (segfault).

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/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-125 Out-of-bounds Read NIST  
CWE-126 Buffer Over-read Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:rdesktop:rdesktop:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
1.8.3

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:9.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-8796
NVD Published Date:
02/05/2019
NVD Last Modified:
09/14/2019