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From: Aaron Bauman <bman@g.o>
To: gentoo-announce@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-announce] [ GLSA 201804-09 ] SPICE VDAgent: Arbitrary command injection
Date: Sun, 08 Apr 2018 23:44:25
Message-Id: 20180408233354.GL24250@monkey
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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 201804-09
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                                           https://security.gentoo.org/
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 Severity: Normal
    Title: SPICE VDAgent: Arbitrary command injection
     Date: April 08, 2018
     Bugs: #650020
       ID: 201804-09

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Synopsis
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A vulnerability in SPICE VDAgent could allow local attackers to execute
arbitrary commands.

Background
==========

Provides a complete open source solution for remote access to virtual
machines in a seamless way so you can play videos, record audio, share
USB devices and share folders without complications.

Affected packages
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     Package              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
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  1  app-emulation/spice-vdagent
                             < 0.17.0_p20180319   >= 0.17.0_p20180319 

Description
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SPICE VDAgent does not properly escape save directory before passing to
shell.

Impact
======

A local attacker could execute arbitrary commands.

Workaround
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There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
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All SPICE VDAgent users should upgrade to the latest version:

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge -a -1 -v ">=app-emulation/spice-vdagent-0.17.0_p20180319"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2017-15108
      https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-15108

Availability
============

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

 https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201804-09

Concerns?
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Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@g.o or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2018 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5

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