Allele Security Alert
Several out-of-bounds reads in file secure.c
rdesktop versions up to and including v1.8.3
Proof of concept
rdesktop versions up to and including v1.8.3 contains several out-of-bounds reads in file secure.c that result in a denial of service (segfault).
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