[USN-3751-1] Spice vulnerability
Leonidas S. Barbosa
leo.barbosa at canonical.com
Wed Aug 22 19:23:26 UTC 2018
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3751-1
August 22, 2018
spice, spice-protocol vulnerability
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
Spice could be made to crash if it received specially crafted network
- spice: SPICE protocol client and server library
- spice-protocol: SPICE protocol headers
It was discovered that Spice incorrectly handled certain messages.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
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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