DescriptionThe smartcard interaction in SPICE allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (QEMU-KVM process crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via vectors related to connecting to a guest VM, which triggers a heap-based buffer overflow.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs826585

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, sid0.14.0-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
spicesourcewheezy(not affected)


[wheezy] - spice <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present. Configured with --disable-smartcard)

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