Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1683-1 rdesktop -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
19 Feb 2019
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-8791, CVE-2018-8792, CVE-2018-8793, CVE-2018-8794, CVE-2018-8795, CVE-2018-8796, CVE-2018-8797, CVE-2018-8798, CVE-2018-8799, CVE-2018-8800, CVE-2018-20174, CVE-2018-20175, CVE-2018-20176, CVE-2018-20177, CVE-2018-20178, CVE-2018-20179, CVE-2018-20180, CVE-2018-20181, CVE-2018-20182.
More information:

Multiple security issues were found in the rdesktop RDP client, which could result in denial of service, information disclosure and the execution of arbitrary code.

For Debian 8 Jessie, these problems have been fixed in version 1.8.4-0+deb8u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your rdesktop packages.

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