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USN-4481-1: FreeRDP vulnerabilities

1 September 2020

Several security issues were fixed in FreeRDP.

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Releases

Packages

  • freerdp2 - RDP client for Windows Terminal Services

Details

It was discovered that FreeRDP incorrectly handled certain memory
operations. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause FreeRDP to
crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary
code.

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Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 20.04
Ubuntu 18.04

This update uses a new upstream release, which includes additional bug
fixes. In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary
changes.