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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2018-8788

FreeRDP prior to version 2.0.0-rc4 contains an Out-Of-Bounds Write of up to 4 bytes in function nsc_rle_decode() that results in a memory corruption and possibly even a remote code execution.
Publish Date : 2018-11-29 Last Update Date : 2019-06-03
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.5
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeMemory corruption
CWE ID 787

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2019:0697: freerdp security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20190697 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-2018-8788

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 14.04 ~~lts~~~ Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 16.04 ~~lts~~~ Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 18.04 ~~lts~~~ Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 18.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Debian Debian Linux 8.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Freerdp Freerdp 1.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Freerdp Freerdp 2.0.0 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Freerdp Freerdp 2.0.0 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Freerdp Freerdp 2.0.0 RC3 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Canonical Ubuntu Linux 4
Debian Debian Linux 1
Freerdp Freerdp 4

- References For CVE-2018-8788

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/106938
BID 106938 RDP Client 'FreeRDP' And 'rdesktop' Multiple Security Vulnerabilities Release Date:2019-04-19
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3845-1/
UBUNTU USN-3845-1
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3845-2/
UBUNTU USN-3845-2
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:0697
REDHAT RHSA-2019:0697
https://github.com/FreeRDP/FreeRDP/commit/d1112c279bd1a327e8e4d0b5f371458bf2579659 CONFIRM
https://research.checkpoint.com/reverse-rdp-attack-code-execution-on-rdp-clients/ CONFIRM
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2019/02/msg00015.html
MLIST [debian-lts-announce] 20190209 [SECURITY] [DLA 1666-1] freerdp security update

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2018-8788

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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