Upstream information

CVE-2018-20182 at MITRE


rdesktop versions up to and including v1.8.3 contain a Buffer Overflow over the global variables in the function seamless_process_line() that results in memory corruption and probably even a remote code execution.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 9.8
Vector CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High
CVSSv3 Version 3
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1121448 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Package Hub for SUSE Linux Enterprise 15 SP1
  • rdesktop >= 1.8.6-bp151.2.3.1
openSUSE Leap 15.1
  • rdesktop >= 1.8.6-lp151.2.3.1
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • rdesktop >= 1.9.0-4.6
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA rdesktop-1.9.0-4.6