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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-1801

Integer underflow in the iso_recv_msg function (iso.c) in rdesktop 1.5.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) request with a small length field.
Publish Date : 2008-05-12 Last Update Date : 2017-09-28
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceExecute Code
CWE ID 189

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate
AV:A/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P 2008-05-07 2008-05-07
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2008-1801 unix
DSA-1573 rdesktop -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7976 unix
DSA-1573-1 rdesktop - several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20140 unix
ELSA-2008:0575: rdesktop security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21787 unix
Integer underflow in the iso_recv_msg function (iso.c) in rdesktop 1.5.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of se... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11570 unix
RHSA-2008:0575 -- rdesktop security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:29234 unix
RHSA-2008:0575: rdesktop security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080575 unix
RHSA-2008:0576: rdesktop security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080576 unix
RHSA-2008:0725: rdesktop security and bug fix update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080725 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-1801

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Rdesktop Rdesktop 1.5.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Rdesktop Rdesktop 1

- References For CVE-2008-1801
XF rdesktop-isorecvmsg-code-execution(42272)
VUPEN ADV-2008-2403
VUPEN ADV-2008-1467
SECTRACK 1019990
BID 29097 rdesktop Multiple Remote Memory Corruption Vulnerabilities Release Date:2008-09-19
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0576
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0725
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0575
IDEFENSE 20080507 Multiple Vendor rdesktop iso_recv_msg() Integer Underflow Vulnerability
SLACKWARE SSA:2008-148-01

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-1801

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