Scientific Linux Security Update : spice-server on SL7.x x86_64

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

A race condition flaw, leading to a heap-based memory corruption, was
found in spice's worker_update_monitors_config() function, which runs
under the QEMU-KVM context on the host. A user in a guest could
leverage this flaw to crash the host QEMU-KVM process or, possibly,
execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the host QEMU-KVM
process. (CVE-2015-3247)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?9a19f7c0

Solution :

Update the affected spice-debuginfo, spice-server and / or
spice-server-devel packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 85790 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-3247

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