USN-453-2: rdesktop regression

26 April 2007

rdesktop regression

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

  • Ubuntu 6.10
  • Ubuntu 6.06 LTS

Software Description


USN-453-1 provided an updated libx11 package to fix a security vulnerability. This triggered an error in rdesktop so that it crashed on startup. This update fixes the problem.

Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 6.10
rdesktop - 1.4.1-1.1ubuntu0.6.10
Ubuntu 6.06 LTS
rdesktop - 1.4.1-1.1ubuntu0.6.06

To update your system, please follow these instructions:

In general, a standard system upgrade is sufficient to effect the necessary changes.