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Alpine Linux: CVE-2015-5260: spice security update 0.12.6

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2015-5260: spice security update 0.12.6

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
06/07/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in SPICE before 0.12.6 allows guest OS users to cause a denial of service (heap-based memory corruption and QEMU-KVM crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code on the host via QXL commands related to the surface_id parameter.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-spice

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