Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : rdesktop (MDVSA-2011:102)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

A vulnerability has been identified and fixed in rdesktop :

Directory traversal vulnerability in the disk_create function in
disk.c in rdesktop before 1.7.0, when disk redirection is enabled,
allows remote RDP servers to read or overwrite arbitrary files via a
.. (dot dot) in a pathname (CVE-2011-1595).

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The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected rdesktop package.

Risk factor :

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

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 54918 ()

Bugtraq ID: 47419

CVE ID: CVE-2011-1595

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