Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / 16.04 LTS / 16.10 : spice vulnerabilities (USN-3202-1)
High Nessus Plugin ID 97302
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
DescriptionFrediano Ziglio discovered that Spice incorrectly handled certain client messages. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause Spice to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.
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SolutionUpdate the affected libspice-server1 package.