Gentoo: GLSA-201903-06: rdesktop: Multiple vulnerabilities

    Date10 Mar 2019
    CategoryGentoo
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in rdesktop, the worst of which could result in the remote execution of arbitrary code.
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    Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 201903-06
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     Severity: Normal
        Title: rdesktop: Multiple vulnerabilities
         Date: March 10, 2019
         Bugs: #674558
           ID: 201903-06
    
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    Synopsis
    ========
    
    Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in rdesktop, the worst of
    which could result in the remote execution of arbitrary code.
    
    Background
    ==========
    
    rdesktop is a Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) Client.
    
    Affected packages
    =================
    
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         Package              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
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      1  net-misc/rdesktop            < 1.8.4                    >= 1.8.4 
    
    Description
    ===========
    
    Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in rdesktop. Please
    review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
    
    Impact
    ======
    
    A remote attacker could cause a Denial of Service condition, obtain
    sensitive information, or execute arbitrary code.
    
    Workaround
    ==========
    
    There is no known workaround at this time.
    
    Resolution
    ==========
    
    All rdesktop users should upgrade to the latest version:
    
      # emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-misc/rdesktop-1.8.4"
    
    References
    ==========
    
    [  1 ] CVE-2018-20174
           https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-20174
    [  2 ] CVE-2018-20175
           https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-20175
    [  3 ] CVE-2018-20176
           https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-20176
    [  4 ] CVE-2018-20177
           https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-20177
    [  5 ] CVE-2018-20178
           https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-20178
    [  6 ] CVE-2018-20179
           https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-20179
    [  7 ] CVE-2018-20180
           https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-20180
    [  8 ] CVE-2018-20181
           https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-20181
    [  9 ] CVE-2018-20182
           https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-20182
    [ 10 ] CVE-2018-8791
           https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-8791
    [ 11 ] CVE-2018-8792
           https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-8792
    [ 12 ] CVE-2018-8793
           https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-8793
    [ 13 ] CVE-2018-8794
           https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-8794
    [ 14 ] CVE-2018-8795
           https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-8795
    [ 15 ] CVE-2018-8796
           https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-8796
    [ 16 ] CVE-2018-8797
           https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-8797
    [ 17 ] CVE-2018-8798
           https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-8798
    [ 18 ] CVE-2018-8799
           https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-8799
    [ 19 ] CVE-2018-8800
           https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-8800
    
    Availability
    ============
    
    This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
    the Gentoo Security Website:
    
     https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201903-06
    
    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
    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or alternatively, you may file a bug at
    https://bugs.gentoo.org.
    
    License
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    belongs to its owner(s).
    
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    Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.
    
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