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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.61297
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2008:0575
Summary:NOSUMMARY
Description:Description:

The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2008:0575.

rdesktop is an open source client for Microsoft Windows NT Terminal Server
and Microsoft Windows 2000 and 2003 Terminal Services, capable of natively
using the Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) to present the user's NT desktop.
No additional server extensions are required.

An integer underflow and integer signedness issue were discovered in the
rdesktop. If an attacker could convince a victim to connect to a malicious
RDP server, the attacker could cause the victim's rdesktop to crash or,
possibly, execute an arbitrary code. (CVE-2008-1801, CVE-2008-1803)

Users of rdesktop should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain a
backported patches to resolve these issues.

Solution:
Please note that this update is available via
Red Hat Network. To use Red Hat Network, launch the Red
Hat Update Agent with the following command: up2date

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2008-0575.html
http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#moderate

Risk factor : Critical

CVSS Score:
9.3

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2008-1801
BugTraq ID: 29097
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29097
Debian Security Information: DSA-1573 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1573
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/5561
http://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-May/msg00244.html
http://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-May/msg00270.html
http://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-May/msg00296.html
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200806-04.xml
http://labs.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=696
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:101
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11570
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0575.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0576.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0725.html
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1019990
http://secunia.com/advisories/30118
http://secunia.com/advisories/30248
http://secunia.com/advisories/30380
http://secunia.com/advisories/30713
http://secunia.com/advisories/31222
http://secunia.com/advisories/31224
http://secunia.com/advisories/31928
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2008&m=slackware-security.395286
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-240708-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-646-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1467/references
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2403
XForce ISS Database: rdesktop-isorecvmsg-code-execution(42272)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/42272
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2008-1803
http://labs.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=698
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9800
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1019992
XForce ISS Database: rdesktop-xrealloc-bo(42277)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/42277
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