#VU57584 Out-of-bounds write in FreeRDP

Published: 2021-10-21

Vulnerability identifier: #VU57584

Vulnerability risk: High

CVSSv3.1: 7.7 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-41160


Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Universal components / Libraries / Libraries used by multiple products

Vendor: FreeRDP


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise vulnerable system.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error when processing connections with GDI or SurfaceCommands. A remote server can send specially crafted data to the client, trigger an out-of-bounds write and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

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Vulnerable software versions

FreeRDP: 2.0.0 - 2.4.0

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Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

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