USN-3202-1: Spice vulnerabilities
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3202-1
20th February, 2017
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 16.10
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 14.04 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 certain client
messages. A remote attacker could use this issue 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 package version:
- Ubuntu 16.10:
- libspice-server1 0.12.8-1ubuntu0.1
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
- libspice-server1 0.12.6-4ubuntu0.2
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
- libspice-server1 0.12.4-0nocelt2ubuntu1.4
To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.
After a standard system update you need to restart qemu guests to make
all the necessary changes.