Debian Security Advisory

DLA-531-1 spice -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
27 Jun 2016
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 826584.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-2150.
More information:

A vulnerability has been found in the Simple Protocol for Independent Computing Environments, SPICE.

Frediano Ziglio from Red Hat discovered that SPICE allowed local guest OS users to read from or write to arbitrary host memory locations via crafted primary surface parameters.

For Debian 7 Wheezy, this problem has been fixed in version 0.11.0-1+deb7u3.

We recommend you to upgrade your spice packages.

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