CentOS 6 : spice-server (CESA-2018:3522)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 119049

Synopsis

The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

An update for spice-server is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.

The Simple Protocol for Independent Computing Environments (SPICE) is a remote display protocol for virtual environments. SPICE users can access a virtualized desktop or server from the local system or any system with network access to the server. SPICE is used in Red Hat Enterprise Linux for viewing virtualized guests running on the Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) hypervisor or on Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Hypervisors.

Security Fix(es) :

* spice: Possible buffer overflow via invalid monitor configurations (CVE-2017-7506)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.

This issue was discovered by Frediano Ziglio (Red Hat).

Solution

Update the affected spice-server packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?5d69b38d

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 119049

File Name: centos_RHSA-2018-3522.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/11/21

Modified: 2018/11/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.5

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

CVSS v3.0

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: p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:spice-server, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:spice-server-devel, cpe:/o:centos:centos:6

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/11/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-7506

RHSA: 2018:3522