Debian Security Advisory
DLA-872-1 xrdp -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 27 Mar 2017
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 858143.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-6967.
- More information:
It was discovered that xrdp, a Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) server, calls the PAM function auth_start_session() in an incorrect location, leading to PAM session modules not being properly initialized, with a potential consequence of incorrect configurations or elevation of privileges, aka a pam_limits.so bypass.
For Debian 7
Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 0.5.0-2+deb7u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your xrdp packages.
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS