Scientific Linux Security Update : spice-server on SL6.x x86_64

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 70707

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 spice-server, spice-server-debuginfo and / or spice-server-devel packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?740e6da8

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 70707

File Name: sl_20131029_spice_server_on_SL6_x.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/10/31

Updated: 2018/12/31

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

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

Patch Publication Date: 2013/10/29

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-4282