GLSA-201811-20 : spice-gtk: Remote code execution
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 119165
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201811-20 (spice-gtk: Remote code execution)
A vulnerability was found in spice-gtk client due to the incorrect use of integer types and missing overflow checks.
An attacker, by enticing the user to join a malicious server, could remotely execute arbitrary code or cause a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll spice-gtk users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-misc/spice-gtk-0.34'