Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / 15.04 : spice vulnerabilities (USN-2766-1)
High Nessus Plugin ID 86310
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
DescriptionFrediano Ziglio discovered multiple buffer overflows, undefined behavior signed integer operations, race conditions, memory leaks, and denial of service issues in Spice. A malicious guest operating system could potentially exploit these issues to escape virtualization.
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SolutionUpdate the affected libspice-server1 package.