Spice Update for Gentoo Linux
Posted on: 06/17/2016 07:20 AM

A spice update has been released for Gentoo Linux

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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 201606-05
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https://security.gentoo.org/
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Severity: Normal
Title: spice: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: June 16, 2016
Bugs: #560006, #562890, #584126
ID: 201606-05

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Synopsis
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Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in spice, the worst of which
may result in the remote execution of arbitrary code.

Background
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Provides a complete open source solution for remote access to virtual
machines in a seamless way so you can play videos, record audio, share
usb devices and share folders without complications.

Affected packages
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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 app-emulation/spice < 0.12.7-r1 >= 0.12.7-r1

Description
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Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in spice, please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact
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A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code. Additionally,
a local attacker could cause a Denial of Service.

Workaround
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There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
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All spice users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-emulation/spice-0.12.7-r1"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2015-5260
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-5260
[ 2 ] CVE-2015-5260
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-5260
[ 3 ] CVE-2015-5261
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-5261
[ 4 ] CVE-2015-5261
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-5261
[ 5 ] CVE-2016-0749
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-0749
[ 6 ] CVE-2016-2150
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-2150

Availability
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This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201606-05

Concerns?
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Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2016 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5



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