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<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<!DOCTYPE glsa SYSTEM "http://www.gentoo.org/dtd/glsa.dtd">
<glsa id="201210-03">
  <title>rdesktop: Directory Traversal</title>
  <synopsis>A vulnerability which allows a remote attacking server to read or
    overwrite arbitrary files has been found in rdesktop.
  </synopsis>
  <product type="ebuild">rdesktop</product>
  <announced>October 18, 2012</announced>
  <revised>October 18, 2012: 1</revised>
  <bug>364191</bug>
  <access>remote</access>
  <affected>
    <package name="net-misc/rdesktop" auto="yes" arch="*">
      <unaffected range="ge">1.7.0</unaffected>
      <vulnerable range="lt">1.7.0</vulnerable>
    </package>
  </affected>
  <background>
    <p>rdesktop is a Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) Client.</p>
  </background>
  <description>
    <p>A vulnerability has been discovered in rdesktop. Please review the CVE
      identifier referenced below for details.
    </p>
  </description>
  <impact type="normal">
    <p>Remote RDP servers may be able to read or overwrite arbitrary files via
      a .. (dot dot) in a pathname.
    </p>
  </impact>
  <workaround>
    <p>There is no known workaround at this time.</p>
  </workaround>
  <resolution>
    <p>All rdesktop users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
    
    <code>
      # emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=net-misc/rdesktop-1.7.0"
    </code>
    
  </resolution>
  <references>
    <uri link="http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2011-1595">CVE-2011-1595</uri>
  </references>
  <metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Fri, 07 Oct 2011 23:37:09 +0000">
    underling
  </metadata>
  <metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Thu, 18 Oct 2012 20:47:56 +0000">craig</metadata>
</glsa>