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Debian Security Advisory DSA 4319-1 (spice - security update)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

6.5

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

4 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

Frediano Ziglio reported a missing check in the script to generate demarshalling code in the SPICE protocol client and server library. The generated demarshalling code is prone to multiple buffer overflows. An authenticated attacker can take advantage of this flaw to cause a denial of service (spice server crash), or possibly, execute arbitrary code.

Affected Software

Affected Software

spice on Debian Linux

Detection Method

Detection Method

This check tests the installed software version using the apt package manager.

Solution

Solution

For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 0.12.8-2.1+deb9u2. We recommend that you upgrade your spice packages. For the detailed security status of spice please refer to its security tracker page linked in the references.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)