Ubuntu 13.04 / 13.10 : spice vulnerability (USN-2027-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2013-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2013-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

Tomas Jamrisko discovered that SPICE incorrectly handled long
passwords in SPICE tickets. An attacker could use this issue to cause
the SPICE server to crash, resulting in a denial of service.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

Solution :

Update the affected libspice-server1 package.

Risk factor :

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

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 70874 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-4282

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