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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2011-1595

Original release date: 05/24/2011
Last revised: 04/04/2013


Directory traversal vulnerability in the disk_create function in disk.c in rdesktop before 1.7.0, when disk redirection is enabled, allows remote RDP servers to read or overwrite arbitrary files via a .. (dot dot) in a pathname.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 3.2
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Local network exploitable
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-1136-1
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://sourceforge.net/projects/rdesktop/files/rdesktop/1.7.0/rdesktop-1.7.0.tar.gz/download
Type: Patch Information
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2011-7697
External Source: BID
Name: 47419
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-201210-03
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2011:102
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://rdesktop.svn.sourceforge.net/viewvc/rdesktop?view=revision&revision=1626
Type: Patch Information
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1025525
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2011-7688
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2011:0506
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2011-7694
External Source: MLIST
Name: [rdesktop-announce] 20110418 rdesktop 1.7.0 released
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=676252
Type: Patch Information; Exploit

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