Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / 15.04 : spice vulnerabilities (USN-2766-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2015-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2015-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

Frediano Ziglio discovered multiple buffer overflows, undefined
behavior signed integer operations, race conditions, memory leaks, and
denial of service issues in Spice. A malicious guest operating system
could potentially exploit these issues to escape virtualization.
(CVE-2015-5260, CVE-2015-5261).

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 :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.5
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 86310 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-5260

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