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    Ubuntu 3751-1: Spice vulnerability

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    Spice could be made to crash if it received specially crafted network traffic.
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    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
    
    Summary:
    
    Spice could be made to crash if it received specially crafted network
    traffic.
    
    Software Description:
    - spice: SPICE protocol client and server library
    - spice-protocol: SPICE protocol headers
    
    Details:
    
    It was discovered that Spice incorrectly handled certain messages.
    An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service.
    
    Update instructions:
    
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    
    Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
      libspice-server1                0.14.0-1ubuntu2.2
    
    Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
      libspice-protocol-dev           0.12.10-1ubuntu0.2
    
    Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
      libspice-server1                0.12.4-0nocelt2ubuntu1.7
    
    After a standard system update you need to restart qemu guests to make
    all the necessary changes.
    
    References:
      https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3751-1
      CVE-2018-10873
    
    Package Information:
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/spice/0.14.0-1ubuntu2.2
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/spice-protocol/0.12.10-1ubuntu0.2
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/spice/0.12.4-0nocelt2ubuntu1.7
    

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