Oracle Linux 7 : spice (ELSA-2017-2471)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

From Red Hat Security Advisory 2017:2471 :

An update for spice is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security
impact of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base
score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each
vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.

The Simple Protocol for Independent Computing Environments (SPICE) is
a remote display system built for virtual environments which allows
the user to view a computing 'desktop' environment not only on the
machine where it is running, but from anywhere on the Internet and
from a wide variety of machine architectures.

Security Fix(es) :

* A vulnerability was discovered in spice server's protocol handling.
An authenticated attacker could send specially crafted messages to the
spice server, causing out-of-bounds memory accesses, leading to parts
of server memory being leaked or a crash. (CVE-2017-7506)

This issue was discovered by Frediano Ziglio (Red Hat).

See also :

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2017-August/007123.html

Solution :

Update the affected spice packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.2
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:ND/RC:UR)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Oracle Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 102512 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-7506

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