Executive Summary

This Alert is flagged as TOP 25 Common Weakness Enumeration from CWE/SANS. For more information, you can read this.
Title rdesktop security update
Name DSA-4394 First vendor Publication 2019-02-18
Vendor Debian Last vendor Modification 2019-02-18
Severity (Vendor) N/A Revision 1

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Cvss Base Score 7.5 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 6.4 Attack Complexity Low
Cvss Expoit Score 10 Authentication None Required
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Multiple security issues were found in the rdesktop RDP client, which could result in denial of service, information disclosure and the execution of arbitrary code.

For the stable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in version 1.8.4-1~deb9u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your rdesktop packages.

For the detailed security status of rdesktop please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/rdesktop

Original Source

Url : http://www.debian.org/security/2019/dsa-4394

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
39 % CWE-125 Out-of-bounds Read
30 % CWE-787 Out-of-bounds Write (CWE/SANS Top 25)
13 % CWE-191 Integer Underflow (Wrap or Wraparound)
13 % CWE-190 Integer Overflow or Wraparound (CWE/SANS Top 25)
4 % CWE-119 Failure to Constrain Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Application 10
Os 2
Os 1

Alert History

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Date Informations
2019-03-18 09:20:50
  • Multiple Updates
2019-02-19 00:18:49
  • First insertion