CVE-2023-40589

high

Description

FreeRDP is a free implementation of the Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP), released under the Apache license. In affected versions there is a Global-Buffer-Overflow in the ncrush_decompress function. Feeding crafted input into this function can trigger the overflow which has only been shown to cause a crash. This issue has been addressed in versions 2.11.0 and 3.0.0-beta3. Users are advised to upgrade. There are no known workarounds for this issue.

References

https://github.com/FreeRDP/FreeRDP/commit/16141a30f983dd6f7a6e5b0356084171942c9416

https://github.com/FreeRDP/FreeRDP/security/advisories/GHSA-gc34-mw6m-g42x

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2023/10/msg00008.html

https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/message/A6LLDAPEXRDJOM3PREDDD267SSNT77DP/

https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/message/IHMTGKCZXJPQOR5ZD2I4GPDNP2DKRXMF/

https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/message/OH2ATH2BKDNKCJAU4WPPXK4SHLE3UJUV/

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202401-16

Details

Source: Mitre, NVD

Published: 2023-08-31

CVSS v3

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Severity: High