Scientific Linux Security Update : spice on SL7.x x86_64

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 102672


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


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).


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

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 102672

File Name: sl_20170815_spice_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/08/22

Modified: 2018/01/26

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P


Base Score: 8.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2017/08/15

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-7506