[USN-3202-1] Spice vulnerabilities
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Mon Feb 20 18:42:53 UTC 2017
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3202-1
February 20, 2017
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 16.10
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
Spice could be made to crash or run programs if it received specially
crafted network traffic.
- spice: SPICE protocol client and server library
Frediano 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.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
After a standard system update you need to restart qemu guests to make
all the necessary changes.
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