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USN-5461-1: FreeRDP vulnerabilities

6 June 2022

FreeRDP could allow unintended access to network services.

Releases

Packages

  • freerdp2 - RDP client for Windows Terminal Services

Details

It was discovered that FreeRDP incorrectly handled empty password values. A
remote attacker could use this issue to bypass server authentication. This
issue only affected Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, and Ubuntu 21.10.
(CVE-2022-24882)

It was discovered that FreeRDP incorrectly handled server configurations
with an invalid SAM file path. A remote attacker could use this issue to
bypass server authentication. (CVE-2022-24883)

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 22.04
Ubuntu 21.10
Ubuntu 20.04
Ubuntu 18.04

After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make all
the necessary changes.