CVE-2023-40188

CVSS 3.1 Score 5.3 of 10 (medium)

Details

Published Aug 31, 2023
Updated: Jan 12, 2024
CWE ID 125

Summary

The vulnerability with the CVE ID CVE-2023-40188 affects FreeRDP, which is a free implementation of the Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP). The vulnerability is related to an Out-Of-Bounds Read in the `general_LumaToYUV444` function. This issue can lead to errors or crashes due to insufficient data processing on the `in` variable. The vulnerability has been addressed in versions 2.11.0 and 3.0.0-beta3, and users are advised to upgrade to these versions. There are no known workarounds for this vulnerability. The potential danger it poses to organizations is rated as medium severity with a base score of 5.3 according to the CVSS 3.1 scoring system, indicating that it could be exploited remotely without requiring user interaction and may impact availability of the system.

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