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1671363: CVE-2018-8788 freerdp: Out-of-bounds write in nsc_rle_decode() function

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

FreeRDP prior to version 2.0.0-rc4 contains an Out-Of-Bounds Write of up to 4 bytes in function nsc_rle_decode() that results in a memory corruption and possibly even a remote code execution.

Find out more about CVE-2018-8788 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
Unless explicitly stated as not affected, all previous versions of packages in any minor update stream of a product listed here should be assumed vulnerable, although may not have been subject to full analysis.
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