Mandriva: Updated rdesktop packages fix vulnerabilities
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Mandrake Several vulnerabilities were discovered in rdesktop, a Remote Desktop Protocol client. An integer underflow vulnerability allowed attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the logged-in user (CVE-2008-1801).
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 Mandriva Linux Security Advisory                         MDVSA-2008:101
 http://www.mandriva.com/security/
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 Package : rdesktop
 Date    : May 16, 2008
 Affected: 2007.1, 2008.0, 2008.1, Corporate 4.0
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 Problem Description:
 
 Several vulnerabilities were discovered in rdesktop, a Remote Desktop
 Protocol client.
 
 An integer underflow vulnerability allowed attackers to cause a
 denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code with
 the privileges of the logged-in user (CVE-2008-1801).
 
 A buffer overflow vulnerability allowed attackers to execute arbitrary
 code with the privileges of the logged-in user (CVE-2008-1802).
 
 An integer signedness vulnerability allowed attackers to
 execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the logged-in user
 (CVE-2008-1803).
 
 In order for these vulnerabilities to be exploited, an attacker must
 persuade a targeted user to connect to a malicious RDP server.
 
 The updated packages have been patched to correct these issues.
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 References:
 
 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-1801
 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-1802
 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-1803
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 Updated Packages:
 
 Mandriva Linux 2007.1:
 c2479d8376d88be833aa8f955c2c1dab  2007.1/i586/rdesktop-1.5.0-1.2mdv2007.1.i586.rpm 
 e5f1b4ec2271ff281deb72ca8b868140  2007.1/SRPMS/rdesktop-1.5.0-1.2mdv2007.1.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 2007.1/X86_64:
 5476b145af183bba4c4959ab1536696d  2007.1/x86_64/rdesktop-1.5.0-1.2mdv2007.1.x86_64.rpm 
 e5f1b4ec2271ff281deb72ca8b868140  2007.1/SRPMS/rdesktop-1.5.0-1.2mdv2007.1.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 2008.0:
 80a8efe2616d7e8b66914505901a4895  2008.0/i586/rdesktop-1.5.0-3.1mdv2008.0.i586.rpm 
 837469cc175b5a48694dbd66b7eedc11  2008.0/SRPMS/rdesktop-1.5.0-3.1mdv2008.0.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 2008.0/X86_64:
 4930b6ec7d4e565e4f06a6b2a090f34c  2008.0/x86_64/rdesktop-1.5.0-3.1mdv2008.0.x86_64.rpm 
 837469cc175b5a48694dbd66b7eedc11  2008.0/SRPMS/rdesktop-1.5.0-3.1mdv2008.0.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 2008.1:
 3d690f988c35ec2345928339619f6abd  2008.1/i586/rdesktop-1.5.0-4.1mdv2008.1.i586.rpm 
 ab205bea3e169673599c18d05d8d59a9  2008.1/SRPMS/rdesktop-1.5.0-4.1mdv2008.1.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 2008.1/X86_64:
 f41256a3643c67c77a5d83dc2683fdb3  2008.1/x86_64/rdesktop-1.5.0-4.1mdv2008.1.x86_64.rpm 
 ab205bea3e169673599c18d05d8d59a9  2008.1/SRPMS/rdesktop-1.5.0-4.1mdv2008.1.src.rpm

 Corporate 4.0:
 51418206cc2473da8e5cd2382be3c0e2  corporate/4.0/i586/rdesktop-1.4.1-1.1.20060mlcs4.i586.rpm 
 a8292c842bc727ca14bdfc454debfd58  corporate/4.0/SRPMS/rdesktop-1.4.1-1.1.20060mlcs4.src.rpm

 Corporate 4.0/X86_64:
 14df9b9cc7c73d6ab2a11dafa3e08a13  corporate/4.0/x86_64/rdesktop-1.4.1-1.1.20060mlcs4.x86_64.rpm 
 a8292c842bc727ca14bdfc454debfd58  corporate/4.0/SRPMS/rdesktop-1.4.1-1.1.20060mlcs4.src.rpm
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 To upgrade automatically use MandrivaUpdate or urpmi.  The verification
 of md5 checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.

 All packages are signed by Mandriva for security.  You can obtain the
 GPG public key of the Mandriva Security Team by executing:

  gpg --recv-keys --keyserver pgp.mit.edu 0x22458A98

 You can view other update advisories for Mandriva Linux at:

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  security_(at)_mandriva.com
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 Type Bits/KeyID     Date       User ID
 pub  1024D/22458A98 2000-07-10 Mandriva Security Team