CVE-2018-8795

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2019-01-04
CWE:
CWE-119
Bugzilla:
1670392: CVE-2018-8795 rdesktop: Remote code execution in process_bitmap_data

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

rdesktop versions up to and including v1.8.3 contain an Integer Overflow that leads to a Heap-Based Buffer Overflow in function process_bitmap_updates() and results in a memory corruption and probably even a remote code execution.

Find out more about CVE-2018-8795 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v3 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v3 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

CVSS3 Base Score 7.5
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity High
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 rdesktop Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 rdesktop 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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