CVE-2008-1801

NameCVE-2008-1801
DescriptionInteger underflow in the iso_recv_msg function (iso.c) in rdesktop 1.5.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) request with a small length field.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1573-1
NVD severityhigh
Debian Bugs480133

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
rdesktop (PTS)stretch (security), stretch1.8.6-2~deb9u1fixed
buster1.8.6-2fixed
bullseye, sid1.9.0-2fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
rdesktopsourceetch1.5.0-1etch2DSA-1573-1
rdesktopsource(unstable)1.5.0-4+cvs20071006480133

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