An updated rdesktop package that fixes a bug is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.
The rdesktop package provides an open source client for Windows NT Terminal Server Edition, and Windows 2000 and Windows 2003 Terminal Services. It supports Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) in order to remotely present a user's desktop, and does not require any server extensions.
This update fixes the following bug:
* When connecting to a Windows Server 2008 machine, receiving a redirect could cause the rdesktop client to terminate unexpectedly with a segmentation fault. This update applies a patch that fixes this error, and receiving a redirect from Windows Server 2008 no longer causes rdesktop to crash. (BZ#656199
Users of rdesktop are advised to upgrade to this updated package, which resolves this issue.