Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : rdesktop (MDVSA-2011:102)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 54918
SynopsisThe remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.
DescriptionA 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.
SolutionUpdate the affected rdesktop package.