DescriptionBuffer overflow in the process_redirect_pdu (rdp.c) function in rdesktop 1.5.0 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) redirect request with modified length fields.
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)
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs480134

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
rdesktop (PTS)jessie1.8.2-3+deb8u1fixed
jessie (security)1.8.6-0+deb8u2fixed
stretch (security), stretch1.8.6-2~deb9u1fixed
bullseye, sid, buster1.8.6-2fixed

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

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