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

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2013 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.

Solution :

Update the affected libspice-server1 package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 70874 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-4282