Bug 1670408 (CVE-2018-8796) - CVE-2018-8796 rdesktop: Denial of Service in process_bitmap_data
Summary: CVE-2018-8796 rdesktop: Denial of Service in process_bitmap_data
Alias: CVE-2018-8796
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
QA Contact:
Whiteboard: impact=moderate,public=20190104,repor...
Keywords: Security
Depends On: 1670427
Blocks: 1667054
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2019-01-29 13:46 UTC by Pedro Sampaio
Modified: 2019-06-08 23:50 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2019-02-19 04:03:25 UTC

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Description Pedro Sampaio 2019-01-29 13:46:34 UTC
A flaw was found in rdesktop before 1.8.4. A issue in process_bitmap_data function may lead to denial of service.

Upstream patch:


Comment 1 Pedro Sampaio 2019-01-29 14:03:48 UTC
Created rdesktop tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1670427]

Comment 2 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2019-02-19 04:03:25 UTC

You need to connect to a malicious or a MITM RDP server in order to trigger this flaw. The malicious RDP server can cause the client to crash.

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