CVE Database


Impact: Moderate
Public: 2011-04-18
Bugzilla: 676252: CVE-2011-1595 rdesktop remote file access


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Directory 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.

Find out more about CVE-2011-1595 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 4.3
Base Metrics: AV:A/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector: Adjacent Network
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: Partial
Availability Impact: Partial

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (rdesktop) RHSA-2011:0506 May 11, 2011
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (rdesktop) RHSA-2011:0506 May 11, 2011

External References


Red Hat would like to thank Cendio AB for reporting this issue. Cendio AB acknowledges an anonymous contributor working with the SecuriTeam Secure Disclosure program as the original reporter.

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