Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1837-2 rdesktop -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
01 Jul 2019
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 930511.
More information:

The update for rdesktop released as 1.8.6-0+deb8u1 introduced a regression which broke RDP protocol negotiation. Updated rdesktop packages are now available to correct this issue.

For Debian 8 Jessie, this problem has been fixed in version 1.8.6-0+deb8u2.

We recommend that you upgrade your rdesktop packages.

For the detailed security status of rdesktop please refer to its security tracker page at:

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