CVE-2015-5260

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2015-09-08
CWE:
CWE-20
Bugzilla:
1260822: CVE-2015-5260 spice: insufficient validation of surface_id parameter can cause crash
A heap-based buffer overflow flaw was found in the way spice handled certain QXL commands related to the "surface_id" parameter. A user in a guest could use this flaw to crash the host QEMU-KVM process or, possibly, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the host QEMU-KVM process.

Find out more about CVE-2015-5260 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 5.8
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (spice) RHSA-2015:1890 2015-10-12
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (spice-server) RHSA-2015:1889 2015-10-12

Acknowledgements

This issue was discovered by Frediano Ziglio of Red Hat.
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