CVSS 3.1 Score 4.6 of 10 (medium)


Published Sep 27, 2023
Updated: Nov 3, 2023
CWE ID 125


The vulnerability with the CVE ID CVE-2023-42822 affects the xrdp remote desktop protocol server. Specifically, there is an out-of-bounds read vulnerability in the xrdp_painter.c file, where user-controllable data can lead to an out-of-bounds read within the xrdp executable. This vulnerability could potentially allow an out-of-bounds write within a privileged process. It is important to note that there is no denial-of-service impact if xrdp is running in forking mode. The issue has been addressed in release, and users are advised to upgrade to this version as there are no known workarounds for this vulnerability. The affected products include various versions of edxbbC, edxbbD, edxbbA, edxbbB, edxbbG, edxbbH, edxbbE, edxbbF, edxbbK, edxbbL, and others. The base severity of this vulnerability is rated as MEDIUM with a base score of 4.6 according to the CVSS:3.1 rating system.

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