Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2011-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2011-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
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.
Update the affected rdesktop package.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.6
Public Exploit Available : true