[gentoo-announce] [ GLSA 201412-18 ] FreeRDP: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code

Fabricante: Gentoo
Fecha: 13/12/2014
Identificador: GLSA 201412-18
[gentoo-announce] [ GLSA 201412-18 ] FreeRDP: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 201412-18 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - http://security.gentoo.org/ - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Severity: Normal Title: FreeRDP: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code Date: December 13, 2014 Bugs: #511688 ID: 201412-18 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Synopsis ======== An integer overflow in FreeRDP couuld result in execution of arbitrary code or Denial of Service. Background ========== FreeRDP is a free implementation of the remote desktop protocol. Affected packages ================= ------------------------------------------------------------------- Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected ------------------------------------------------------------------- 1 net-misc/freerdp < 1.1.0_beta1_p20130710-r1>= 1.1.0_beta1_p20130710-r1 Description =========== 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. Resolution ========== All FreeRDP users should upgrade to the latest version: # emerge --sync # emerge -a -1 -v ">=net-misc/freerdp-1.1.0_beta1_p20130710-r1" References ========== [ 1 ] CVE-2014-0250 http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-0250 Availability ============ This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at the Gentoo Security Website: http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201412-18.xml Concerns? ========= Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at https://bugs.gentoo.org. License ======= Copyright 2014 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text belongs to its owner(s). The contents of this document are licensed under the Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5