CVE-2008-1803

NameCVE-2008-1803
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; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)
ReferencesDSA-1573-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote, user-initiated)
Debian Bugs480135
Debian/oldoldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/oldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/stablenot vulnerable.
Debian/testingnot vulnerable.
Debian/unstablenot vulnerable.

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
rdesktop (PTS)squeeze1.6.0-3fixed
wheezy1.7.1-1fixed
jessie1.8.2-3fixed
stretch, sid1.8.3-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
rdesktopsource(unstable)1.5.0-4+cvs20071006high480135
rdesktopsourceetch1.5.0-1etch2highDSA-1573-1

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