|Category:||Red Hat Local Security Checks|
|Title:||RedHat Update for spice-server RHSA-2015:1889-01|
|Summary:||The remote host is missing an update for the 'spice-server'; package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.|
The remote host is missing an update for the 'spice-server'
package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.
The Simple Protocol for Independent Computing Environments (SPICE) is a
remote display protocol for virtual environments. SPICE users can access a
virtualized desktop or server from the local system or any system with
network access to the server. SPICE is used in Red Hat Enterprise Linux for
viewing virtualized guests running on the Kernel-based Virtual Machine
(KVM) hypervisor or on Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Hypervisors.
A heap-based buffer overflow flaw was found in the way SPICE handled
certain guest QXL commands related to surface creation. A user in a guest
could use this flaw to read and write arbitrary memory locations on the
A heap-based buffer overflow flaw was found in the way spice handled
certain QXL commands related to the 'surface_id' parameter. A user in a
guest could use this flaw to crash the host QEMU-KVM process or, possibly,
execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the host QEMU-KVM process.
These issues were discovered by Frediano Ziglio of Red Hat.
All spice-server users are advised to upgrade to this updated package,
which contains backported patches to correct these issues.
spice-server on Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 6),
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 6),
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6)
Please Install the Updated Packages.
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2015-5260|
BugTraq ID: 77019
Debian Security Information: DSA-3371 (Google Search)
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2015:1889
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2015:1890
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2015-5261
|Copyright||Copyright (C) 2015 Greenbone Networks GmbH|
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