USN-3845-1: FreeRDP vulnerabilities

12 December 2018

Several security issues were fixed in FreeRDP.

Releases

Packages

  • freerdp - RDP client for Windows Terminal Services
  • freerdp2 - RDP client for Windows Terminal Services

Details

Eyal Itkin discovered FreeRDP incorrectly handled certain stream encodings. 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 applies
to Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and Ubuntu 18.10. (CVE-2018-8784, CVE-2018-8785)

Eyal Itkin discovered FreeRDP incorrectly handled bitmaps. A malicious server
could use this issue to cause FreeRDP to crash, resulting in a denial of
service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2018-8786, CVE-2018-8787)

Eyal Itkin discovered FreeRDP incorrectly handled certain stream encodings. 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 applies
to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and Ubuntu 18.10. (CVE-2018-8788)

Eyal Itkin discovered FreeRDP incorrectly handled NTLM authentication. 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 applies
to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and Ubuntu 18.10. (CVE-2018-8789)

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 18.10
Ubuntu 18.04
Ubuntu 16.04
Ubuntu 14.04

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

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