SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : spice (SUSE-SU-2015:0884-1)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 83726
SynopsisThe remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionThe remote desktop software SPICE was updated to address one security issue.
The following vulnerabilitiy was fixed :
- A stack-based buffer overflow in the password handling code allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a long password in a SPICE ticket.
Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
SolutionTo install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 :
zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2015-199=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 :
zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-2015-199=1
To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.