CVSS 3.1 Score 6.5 of 10 (medium)


Published Aug 31, 2023
Updated: Jan 12, 2024
CWE ID 787


CVE-2023-40574 is a vulnerability affecting FreeRDP, a free implementation of the Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP). The vulnerability, categorized as CWE-787 (Out-of-bounds Write), is caused by incorrect calculations in the `writePixelBGRX` function, leading to an Out-of-Bounds Write. The affected versions have been addressed in version 3.0.0-beta3, and users are advised to upgrade to mitigate the risk. The vulnerability has a base severity of MEDIUM with a base score of 6.5 according to CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:L vector string provided by [email protected]. The exploitability score is 3.9, and it poses a low impact on integrity and confidentiality, as well as availability.

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