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 Severity: Normal
    Title: FreeRDP: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code
     Date: December 13, 2014
     Bugs: #511688
       ID: 201412-18

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Synopsis
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An integer overflow in FreeRDP couuld result in execution of arbitrary
code or Denial of Service.

Background
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FreeRDP is a free implementation of the remote desktop protocol.

Affected packages
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     Package              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
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  1  net-misc/freerdp       < 1.1.0_beta1_p20130710-r1>1.1.0_beta1_p20130710-r1

Description
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FreeRDP does not properly validate user-supplied input, which could
lead to an integer overflow in the xf_Pointer_New() function.

Impact
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A remote attacker could execute arbitrary code with the privileges of
the process or cause Denial of Service.

Workaround
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There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
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All FreeRDP users should upgrade to the latest version:

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge -a -1 -v ">=net-misc/freerdp-1.1.0_beta1_p20130710-r1"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2014-0250
      https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-0250

Availability
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This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

 https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201412-18.xml

Concerns?
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Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2014 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5

Gentoo: GLSA-201412-18: FreeRDP: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code

An integer overflow in FreeRDP couuld result in execution of arbitrary code or Denial of Service.

Summary

FreeRDP does not properly validate user-supplied input, which could lead to an integer overflow in the xf_Pointer_New() function.

Resolution

All FreeRDP users should upgrade to the latest version: # emerge --sync # emerge -a -1 -v ">=net-misc/freerdp-1.1.0_beta1_p20130710-r1"

References

[ 1 ] CVE-2014-0250 https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-0250

Availability

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at the Gentoo Security Website: https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201412-18.xml

Concerns

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at https://bugs.gentoo.org.

Severity
Severity: Normal
Title: FreeRDP: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code
Date: December 13, 2014
Bugs: #511688
ID: 201412-18

Synopsis

An integer overflow in FreeRDP couuld result in execution of arbitrary code or Denial of Service.

Background

FreeRDP is a free implementation of the remote desktop protocol.

Affected Packages

------------------------------------------------------------------- Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected ------------------------------------------------------------------- 1 net-misc/freerdp < 1.1.0_beta1_p20130710-r1>1.1.0_beta1_p20130710-r1

Impact

===== A remote attacker could execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or cause Denial of Service.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.