USN-4382-1: FreeRDP vulnerabilities

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freerdp vulnerabilities

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

  • Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Several security issues were fixed in FreeRDP.

Software Description

  • freerdp - RDP client for Windows Terminal Services

It was discovered that FreeRDP incorrectly handled certain memory operations. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause FreeRDP to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
libfreerdp-client1.1 - 1.1.0~git20140921.1.440916e+dfsg1-5ubuntu1.4
libfreerdp-common1.1.0 - 1.1.0~git20140921.1.440916e+dfsg1-5ubuntu1.4
libfreerdp-core1.1 - 1.1.0~git20140921.1.440916e+dfsg1-5ubuntu1.4

To update your system, please follow these instructions:

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.


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