Allele Security Alert
Heap-based buffer overflow in function process_plane()
rdesktop versions up to and including v1.8.3
Proof of concept
rdesktop versions up to and including v1.8.3 contain a heap-based buffer overflow in function process_plane() that results in a memory corruption and probably even a remote code execution.
Eyal Itkin (Checkpoint Research)
Reverse RDP Attack: Code Execution on RDP Clients
Updated ChangeLog and bumped version to 1.8.4
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Last modified: February 11, 2019