DescriptionInteger signedness error in the xrealloc function (rdesktop.c) in RDesktop 1.5.0 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via unknown parameters that trigger a heap-based overflow. NOTE: the role of the channel_process function was not specified by the original researcher.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
Debian Bugs480135

Vulnerable and fixed packages

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Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
rdesktop (PTS)buster1.8.6-2fixed
bookworm, sid, bullseye1.9.0-2fixed

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