CVE-2015-3247

NameCVE-2015-3247
DescriptionRace condition in the worker_update_monitors_config function in SPICE 0.12.4 allows a remote authenticated guest user to cause a denial of service (heap-based memory corruption and QEMU-KVM crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code on the host via unspecified vectors.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-3354-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: local)
Debian Bugs797976

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
spice (PTS)wheezy0.11.0-1+deb7u2fixed
wheezy (security)0.11.0-1+deb7u4fixed
jessie (security), jessie0.12.5-1+deb8u5fixed
stretch (security), stretch0.12.8-2.1+deb9u1fixed
buster, sid0.13.90-0.2fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
spicesource(unstable)0.12.5-1.2medium797976
spicesourcejessie0.12.5-1+deb8u1mediumDSA-3354-1
spicesourcewheezy(not affected)

Notes

[wheezy] - spice <not-affected> (monitors_config support introduced in 0.11.3)
Referenced Bug with Details from Red Hat is currently private
Patch: https://git.centos.org/blob/rpms!spice.git/11e32f6dd156a3c4847da29d989837437e973ccc/SOURCES!0038-Avoid-race-conditions-reading-monitor-configs-from-g.patch

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