Scientific Linux Security Update : spice-gtk on SL6.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

spice-gtk communicated with PolicyKit for authorization via an API
that is vulnerable to a race condition. This could lead to intended
PolicyKit authorizations being bypassed. This update modifies
spice-gtk to communicate with PolicyKit via a different API that is
not vulnerable to the race condition. (CVE-2013-4324)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?a4fbb2d6

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.6
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 70017 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-4324