Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / 16.04 LTS / 17.04 : freerdp vulnerabilities (USN-3380-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 102260
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VPR Score: 5.9

Synopsis

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description

It was discovered that FreeRDP incorrectly handled certain width and height values. A malicious server could use this issue to cause FreeRDP to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. This issue only applied to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS.
(CVE-2014-0250)

It was discovered that FreeRDP incorrectly handled certain values in a Scope List. A malicious server could use this issue to cause FreeRDP to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2014-0791)

Tyler Bohan discovered that FreeRDP incorrectly handled certain length values. A malicious server could use this issue to cause FreeRDP to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2017-2834, CVE-2017-2835)

Tyler Bohan discovered that FreeRDP incorrectly handled certain packets. A malicious server could possibly use this issue to cause FreeRDP to crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2017-2836, CVE-2017-2837, CVE-2017-2838, CVE-2017-2839).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Update the affected libfreerdp-client1.1 and / or libfreerdp1 packages.

See Also

https://usn.ubuntu.com/3380-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 102260

File Name: ubuntu_USN-3380-1.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/8/2017

Updated: 9/18/2019

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.1

Temporal Score: 7.1

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libfreerdp-client1.1, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libfreerdp1, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.04, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:17.04

Required KB Items: Host/cpu, Host/Ubuntu, Host/Ubuntu/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/7/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/3/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-0250, CVE-2014-0791, CVE-2017-2834, CVE-2017-2835, CVE-2017-2836, CVE-2017-2837, CVE-2017-2838, CVE-2017-2839

USN: 3380-1