Executive Summary

Summary
Titlespice-gtk: Remote code execution
Informations
NameGLSA-201811-20First vendor Publication2018-11-27
VendorGentooLast vendor Modification2018-11-27
Severity (Vendor) N/ARevisionN/A

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Cvss Base Score10Attack RangeNetwork
Cvss Impact Score10Attack ComplexityLow
Cvss Expoit Score10AuthenticationNone Required
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Detail

Synopsis

A vulnerability in spice-gtk could allow an attacker to remotely execute arbitrary code.

Background

spice-gtk is a set of GObject and Gtk objects for connecting to Spice servers and a client GUI.

Description

A vulnerability was found in spice-gtk client due to the incorrect use of integer types and missing overflow checks.

Impact

An attacker, by enticing the user to join a malicious server, could remotely execute arbitrary code or cause a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All spice-gtk users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-misc/spice-gtk-0.34"

References

[ 1 ] CVE-2017-12194 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-12194

Availability

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at the Gentoo Security Website:

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201811-20

Original Source

Url : http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201811-20.xml

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

%idName
100 %CWE-20Improper Input Validation

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Application38

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

DateDescription
2018-11-27Name : The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : gentoo_GLSA-201811-20.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-05-29Name : The remote EulerOS host is missing a security update.
File : EulerOS_SA-2018-1149.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-05-29Name : The remote EulerOS host is missing a security update.
File : EulerOS_SA-2018-1150.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

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DateInformations
2018-11-27 05:18:03
  • First insertion