Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / 16.04 LTS / 18.04 LTS : spice, spice-protocol vulnerability (USN-3751-1)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 112149
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionIt was discovered that Spice incorrectly handled certain messages. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service.
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.
SolutionUpdate the affected libspice-protocol-dev and / or libspice-server1 packages.