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

High Nessus Plugin ID 79971


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


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.


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

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 79971

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201412-18.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Published: 2014/12/15

Modified: 2015/04/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#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 Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/12/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-0250

BID: 67670

GLSA: 201412-18