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HistoryAug 31, 2023 - 7:15 p.m.

Buffer overflow

2023-08-3119:15:00
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freerdp
remote desktop protocol
global-buffer-overflow
ncrush_decompress
crafted input
crash
upgrade
nvd

AI Score

7.8

Confidence

High

EPSS

0.001

Percentile

34.1%

FreeRDP is a free implementation of the Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP), released under the Apache license. In affected versions there is a Global-Buffer-Overflow in the ncrush_decompress function. Feeding crafted input into this function can trigger the overflow which has only been shown to cause a crash. This issue has been addressed in versions 2.11.0 and 3.0.0-beta3. Users are advised to upgrade. There are no known workarounds for this issue.