[USN-4572-1] Spice vulnerability
marc.deslauriers at canonical.com
Tue Oct 6 14:05:58 UTC 2020
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4572-1
October 06, 2020
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 20.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 16.04 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 QUIC image
decoding. A remote attacker could use this 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 20.04 LTS:
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
After a standard system update you need to restart qemu guests to make all
the necessary changes.
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