SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : spice (SUSE-SU-2015:0884-1)

This script is Copyright (C) 2015-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

The remote desktop software SPICE was updated to address one security
issue.

The following vulnerabilitiy was fixed :

- A stack-based buffer overflow in the password handling
code allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of
service (crash) via a long password in a SPICE ticket.
(bsc#848279, CVE-2013-4282)

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

See also :

https://bugzilla.suse.com/848279
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-4282.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?486f9628

Solution :

To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2015-199=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-2015-199=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 83726 ()

Bugtraq ID: 63408

CVE ID: CVE-2013-4282

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