Mageia Linux Local Check: mgasa-2015-0373

Published: 2015-10-15 07:41:34
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

Technical Details:
Updated spice Linux Distribution Packages fix security vulnerability: A race condition flaw, leading to a heap-based memory corruption, was found in spice's worker_update_monitors_config() function, which runs under the QEMU-KVM context on the host. A user in a guest could leverage this flaw to crash the host QEMU-KVM process or, possibly, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the host QEMU-KVM process (CVE-2015-3247).

Recommendations:
Update the affected Linux Distribution Packages to the latest available version.

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Summary:
Mageia Linux Local Security Checks mgasa-2015-0373

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2015-3247

References:

https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2015-0373.html

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Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
6.9

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