SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : spice (SUSE-SU-2015:0884-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 83726

Synopsis

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

Description

The 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.
(bsc#848279, CVE-2013-4282)

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.

Solution

To 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'.

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=848279

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-4282/

http://www.nessus.org/u?486f9628

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 83726

File Name: suse_SU-2015-0884-1.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/05/20

Updated: 2018/11/29

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libspice-server1, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libspice-server1-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:spice-debugsource, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:12

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2015/04/02

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-4282

BID: 63408