Scientific Linux Security Update : rdesktop on SL3.x i386/x86_64

This script is Copyright (C) 2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

An integer underflow vulnerability was discovered in the rdesktop. If
an attacker could convince a victim to connect to a malicious RDP
server, the attacker could cause the victim's rdesktop to crash or,
possibly, execute an arbitrary code. (CVE-2008-1801)

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected rdesktop package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60453 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-1801