Scientific Linux Security Update : qspice on SL5.x x86_64 (20131029)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 70706
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VPR Score: 3.6

Synopsis

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

Description

A stack-based buffer overflow flaw was found in the way the reds_handle_ticket() function in the spice-server library handled decryption of ticket data provided by the client. A remote user able to initiate a SPICE connection to an application acting as a SPICE server could use this flaw to crash the application. (CVE-2013-4282)

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?05c8c1d4

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 70706

File Name: sl_20131029_qspice_on_SL5_x.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/31/2013

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 3.6

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:qspice, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:qspice-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:qspice-libs, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:qspice-libs-devel, 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: 10/29/2013

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/2/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-4282