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    Debian: DSA-4319-1: spice security update

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    Frediano Ziglio reported a missing check in the script to generate demarshalling code in the SPICE protocol client and server library. The generated demarshalling code is prone to multiple buffer overflows. An authenticated attacker can take advantage of this flaw to cause a denial
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-4319-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
    October 15, 2018                      https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : spice
    CVE ID         : CVE-2018-10873
    Debian Bug     : 906315
    
    Frediano Ziglio reported a missing check in the script to generate
    demarshalling code in the SPICE protocol client and server library. The
    generated demarshalling code is prone to multiple buffer overflows. An
    authenticated attacker can take advantage of this flaw to cause a denial
    of service (spice server crash), or possibly, execute arbitrary code.
    
    For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in
    version 0.12.8-2.1+deb9u2.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your spice packages.
    
    For the detailed security status of spice please refer to its security
    tracker page at:
    https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/spice
    
    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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