USN-3380-1: FreeRDP vulnerabilities

07 August 2017

Several security issues were fixed in FreeRDP.

Releases

Packages

  • freerdp - RDP client for Windows Terminal Services

Details

It was discovered that FreeRDP incorrectly handled certain width and height
values. A malicious server could use this issue to cause FreeRDP to crash,
resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. This
issue only applied to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. (CVE-2014-0250)

It was discovered that FreeRDP incorrectly handled certain values in a
Scope List. A malicious server could use this issue to cause FreeRDP to
crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary
code. (CVE-2014-0791)

Tyler Bohan discovered that FreeRDP incorrectly handled certain length
values. A malicious server could use this issue to cause FreeRDP to
crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary
code. (CVE-2017-2834, CVE-2017-2835)

Tyler Bohan discovered that FreeRDP incorrectly handled certain packets. A
malicious server could possibly use this issue to cause FreeRDP to crash,
resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2017-2836, CVE-2017-2837,
CVE-2017-2838, CVE-2017-2839)

Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 17.04
Ubuntu 16.04
Ubuntu 14.04

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.