Mageia 2019-0209: rdesktop security update

    Date21 Jul 2019
    CategoryMageia
    338
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    This is a security release to address various buffer overflow and overrun issues in the rdesktop protocol handling identified by Kaspersky Lab and National Cyber Security Centre. rdesktop will now detect any attempts to access invalid areas and refuse
    MGASA-2019-0209 - Updated rdesktop packages fix security issues
    
    Publication date: 21 Jul 2019
    URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2019-0209.html
    Type: security
    Affected Mageia releases: 6
    
    This is a security release to address various buffer overflow and overrun
    issues in the rdesktop protocol handling identified by Kaspersky Lab and
    National Cyber Security Centre.
    
    rdesktop will now detect any attempts to access invalid areas and refuse
    to continue.
    
    References:
    - https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=24797
    - https://github.com/rdesktop/rdesktop/releases/tag/v1.8.5
    
    SRPMS:
    - 6/core/rdesktop-1.8.5-1.mga6
    

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