CentOS 7 : freerdp (CESA-2019:0697)

High Nessus Plugin ID 124032


The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.


An update for freerdp is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.

FreeRDP is a free implementation of the Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP), released under the Apache license. The xfreerdp client can connect to RDP servers such as Microsoft Windows machines, xrdp, and VirtualBox.

Security Fix(es) :

* freerdp: Integer truncation leading to heap-based buffer overflow in update_read_bitmap_update() function (CVE-2018-8786)

* freerdp: Integer overflow leading to heap-based buffer overflow in gdi_Bitmap_Decompress() function (CVE-2018-8787)

* freerdp: Out-of-bounds write in nsc_rle_decode() function (CVE-2018-8788)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.


Update the affected freerdp packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 124032

File Name: centos_RHSA-2019-0697.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/04/15

Updated: 2019/04/15

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:freerdp, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:freerdp-devel, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:freerdp-libs, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:freerdp-plugins, cpe:/o:centos:centos:7

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/CentOS/release, Host/CentOS/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2019/04/12

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/11/29

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-8786, CVE-2018-8787, CVE-2018-8788

RHSA: 2019:0697