DSA 2839-1: spice security update
Posted on: 01/08/2014 07:19 PM

A spice security update has been released for Debian

DSA 2839-1: spice security update


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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2839-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Salvatore Bonaccorso
January 08, 2014 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : spice
Vulnerability : denial of service
Problem type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CVE-2013-4130 CVE-2013-4282
Debian Bug : 717030 728314

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in spice, a SPICE protocol
client and server library. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures
project identifies the following issues:

CVE-2013-4130

David Gibson of Red Hat discovered that SPICE incorrectly handled
certain network errors. A remote user able to initiate a SPICE
connection to an application acting as a SPICE server could use this
flaw to crash the application.

CVE-2013-4282

Tomas Jamrisko of Red Hat discovered that SPICE incorrectly handled
long passwords in SPICE tickets. A remote user able to initiate a
SPICE connection to an application acting as a SPICE server could use
this flaw to crash the application.

Applications acting as a SPICE server must be restarted for this update
to take effect.

For the stable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in
version 0.11.0-1+deb7u1.

For the testing distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in
version 0.12.4-0nocelt2.

For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in
version 0.12.4-0nocelt2.

We recommend that you upgrade your spice packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/



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