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USN-2766-1: Spice vulnerabilities

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
10/06/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/07/2015
Modified
07/09/2020

Description

Frediano Ziglio discovered multiple buffer overflows, undefined behaviorsigned integer operations, race conditions, memory leaks, and denialof service issues in Spice. A malicious guest operating system couldpotentially exploit these issues to escape virtualization. (CVE-2015-5260,CVE-2015-5261) The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package version: To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades. After a standard system update you need to restart qemu guests to makeall the necessary changes. CVE-2015-5260, CVE-2015-5261

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-libspice-server1

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