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USN-5154-1: FreeRDP vulnerabilities

23 November 2021

Several security issues were fixed in FreeRDP.

Releases

Packages

  • freerdp2 - RDP client for Windows Terminal Services

Details

It was discovered that FreeRDP incorrectly handled certain inputs.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code
or cause a crash. (CVE-2021-41159)

It was discovered that FreeRDP incorrectly handled certain connections.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code or
cause a crash. (CVE-2021-41160)

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 21.10
Ubuntu 21.04
Ubuntu 20.04
Ubuntu 18.04

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