Terminal Server Client username buffer overflow
|terminal-server-username-bo (65101)||High Risk|
Terminal Server Client (tsclient) is vulnerable to a stack-based buffer overflow, caused by improper bounds checking by the tsc_launch_remote() function when processing the username parameter. By persuading a victim to open a specially-crafted RDP file containing an overly long string, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system or cause the application to crash.
No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.
- Offensive Security Exploit Database [02-02-2011]: Terminal Server Client .rdp Denial of Service.
- Terminal Server Client: Terminal Server Client.
- BID-46099: Terminal Server Client '.rdp' File Processing Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability
- CVE-2011-0901: Multiple stack-based buffer overflows in the tsc_launch_remote function (src/support.c) in Terminal Server Client (tsclient) 0.150, and possibly other versions, allow user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a .RDP file with a long (1) username, (2) password, or (3) domain argument. NOTE: the provenance of this information is unknown; the details are obtained solely from third party information.
- OSVDB ID: 70749: Terminal Server Client (tsclient) src/support.c tsc_launch_remote() Function Multiple Parameter RDP File Handling Overflows
- SA43120: Terminal Server Client (tsclient) RDP File Processing Buffer Overflows
- Terminal Server Client Terminal Server Client 0.150
- Terminal Server Client Terminal Server Client 2.0.1
Feb 02, 2011
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