Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 10.10 / 11.04 : rdesktop vulnerability (USN-1136-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2011-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2011-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

It was discovered that rdesktop incorrectly handled specially crafted
paths when using disk redirection. If a user were tricked into
connecting to a malicious server, an attacker could access arbitrary
files on the user's filesystem.

Solution :

Update the affected rdesktop package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.6
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 55097 ()

Bugtraq ID: 47419

CVE ID: CVE-2011-1595