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Debian: DSA-3371-1: spice security update

Date 09 Oct 2015
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Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
Frediano Ziglio of Red Hat discovered several vulnerabilities in spice, a SPICE protocol client and server library. A malicious guest can exploit these flaws to cause a denial of service (QEMU process crash), execute arbitrary code on the host with the privileges of the hosting

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-3371-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
October 09, 2015                      https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : spice
CVE ID         : CVE-2015-5260 CVE-2015-5261
Debian Bug     : 801089 801091

Frediano Ziglio of Red Hat discovered several vulnerabilities in spice,
a SPICE protocol client and server library. A malicious guest can
exploit these flaws to cause a denial of service (QEMU process crash),
execute arbitrary code on the host with the privileges of the hosting
QEMU process or read and write arbitrary memory locations on the host.

For the oldstable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed
in version 0.11.0-1+deb7u2.

For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in
version 0.12.5-1+deb8u2.

For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in
version 0.12.5-1.3.

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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