Scientific Linux Security Update : rdesktop on SL5.x i386/x86_64
High Nessus Plugin ID 60454
SynopsisThe remote Scientific Linux host is missing a security update.
DescriptionAn integer underflow and integer signedness issue were discovered in the rdesktop. If an attacker could convince a victim to connect to a malicious RDP server, the attacker could cause the victim's rdesktop to crash or, possibly, execute an arbitrary code. (CVE-2008-1801, CVE-2008-1803)
SolutionUpdate the affected rdesktop package.