[USN-1926-1] SPICE vulnerability
marc.deslauriers at canonical.com
Wed Aug 14 15:25:41 UTC 2013
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1926-1
August 14, 2013
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 13.04
SPICE could be made to crash if it received specially crafted network
- spice: SPICE protocol client and server library
David Gibson discovered that SPICE incorrectly handled certain network
errors. An attacker could use this issue to cause the SPICE server to
crash, resulting in a denial of service.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
After a standard system update you need to restart applications using the
SPICE protocol, such as QEMU, to make all the necessary changes.
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