Scientific Linux Security Update : spice-server on SL6.x x86_64

This script is Copyright (C) 2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

A flaw was found in the way concurrent access to the clients ring
buffer was performed in the spice-server library. 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-2013-4130)

Applications acting as a SPICE server must be restarted for this
update to take effect. Note that QEMU-KVM guests providing SPICE
console access must be restarted for this update to take effect.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?62ee4211

Solution :

Update the affected spice-server, spice-server-debuginfo and / or
spice-server-devel packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 69786 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-4130