Debian Security Advisory

DSA-4394-1 rdesktop -- security update

Date Reported:
18 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 the stable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in version 1.8.4-1~deb9u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your rdesktop packages.

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