Public Date:
1671361: CVE-2018-8787 freerdp: Integer overflow leading to heap-based buffer overflow in gdi_Bitmap_Decompress() function

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

FreeRDP prior to version 2.0.0-rc4 contains an Integer Overflow that leads to a Heap-Based Buffer Overflow in function gdi_Bitmap_Decompress() and results in a memory corruption and probably even a remote code execution.

Find out more about CVE-2018-8787 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 8.8
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (freerdp) RHSA-2019:0697 2019-04-02

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 freerdp Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 freerdp Will not fix
Last Modified

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