DescriptionDirectory traversal vulnerability in the disk_create function in disk.c in rdesktop before 1.7.0, when disk redirection is enabled, allows remote RDP servers to read or overwrite arbitrary files via a .. (dot dot) in a pathname.
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 severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs623552

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)1.8.6-2~deb9u1fixed
bullseye, sid, buster1.8.6-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[squeeze] - rdesktop <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[lenny] - rdesktop <no-dsa> (Minor issue)

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