openSUSE Security Update : spice (openSUSE-2017-228)

This script is Copyright (C) 2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This security update for spice fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2016-9577: A buffer overflow in the spice server
could have potentially been used by unauthenticated
attackers to execute arbitrary code. (bsc#1023078)

- CVE-2016-9578: Unauthenticated attackers could have
caused a denial of service via a crafted message.
(bsc#1023079)

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12-SP2:Update update
project.

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1023078
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1023079

Solution :

Update the affected spice packages.

Risk factor :

High

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 97078 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-9577
CVE-2016-9578

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