GLSA-201412-18 : FreeRDP: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code

high Nessus Plugin ID 79971
New! Vulnerability Priority Rating (VPR)

Tenable calculates a dynamic VPR for every vulnerability. VPR combines vulnerability information with threat intelligence and machine learning algorithms to predict which vulnerabilities are most likely to be exploited in attacks. Read more about what VPR is and how it is different from CVSS.

VPR Score: 5.9

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201412-18 (FreeRDP: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code)

FreeRDP does not properly validate user-supplied input, which could lead to an integer overflow in the xf_Pointer_New() function.
Impact :

A remote attacker could execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or cause Denial of Service.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

Solution

All FreeRDP users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-misc/freerdp-1.1.0_beta1_p20130710-r1'

See Also

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201412-18

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 79971

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201412-18.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Published: 12/15/2014

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:freerdp, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/13/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-0250

BID: 67670

GLSA: 201412-18