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    Debian: DSA-2839-1: spice security update

    Date 08 Jan 2014
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    Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in spice, a SPICE protocol client and server library. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following issues:
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2839-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                      Salvatore Bonaccorso
    January 08, 2014                       https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : spice
    Vulnerability  : denial of service
    Problem type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CVE-2013-4130 CVE-2013-4282
    Debian Bug     : 717030 728314
    
    Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in spice, a SPICE protocol
    client and server library. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures
    project identifies the following issues:
    
    CVE-2013-4130
    
      David Gibson of Red Hat discovered that SPICE incorrectly handled
      certain network errors. A remote user able to initiate a SPICE
      connection to an application acting as a SPICE server could use this
      flaw to crash the application.
    
    CVE-2013-4282
    
      Tomas Jamrisko of Red Hat discovered that SPICE incorrectly handled
      long passwords in SPICE tickets. A remote user able to initiate a
      SPICE connection to an application acting as a SPICE server could use
      this flaw to crash the application.
    
    Applications acting as a SPICE server must be restarted for this update
    to take effect.
    
    For the stable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in
    version 0.11.0-1+deb7u1.
    
    For the testing distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in
    version 0.12.4-0nocelt2.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in
    version 0.12.4-0nocelt2.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your spice packages.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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