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Secunia Security Advisory 50679

Secunia Security Advisory 50679
Posted Sep 18, 2012
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - Red Hat has issued an update for spice-gtk. This fixes a vulnerability, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to potentially gain escalated privileges.

tags | advisory, local
systems | linux, redhat
MD5 | 1725a4aca9725b2f4dc4b973741c34f7

Secunia Security Advisory 50679

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TITLE:
Red Hat update for spice-gtk

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA50679

VERIFY ADVISORY:
Secunia.com
http://secunia.com/advisories/50679/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=50679

RELEASE DATE:
2012-09-18

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/50679/#comments

AVAILABLE ON SITE AND IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Last Update
* Popularity
* Comments
* Criticality Level
* Impact
* Where
* Solution Status
* Operating System / Software
* CVE Reference(s)

http://secunia.com/advisories/50679/

ONLY AVAILABLE IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Authentication Level
* Report Reliability
* Secunia PoC
* Secunia Analysis
* Systems Affected
* Approve Distribution
* Remediation Status
* Secunia CVSS Score
* CVSS

https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=50679

ONLY AVAILABLE WITH SECUNIA CSI AND SECUNIA PSI:
* AUTOMATED SCANNING

http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/personal/
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/corporate/wsus_sccm_3rd_third_party_patching/

DESCRIPTION:
Red Hat has issued an update for spice-gtk. This fixes a
vulnerability, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to
potentially gain escalated privileges.

The vulnerability is caused due to the
spice-client-glib-usb-acl-helper application not clearing environment
variables of used libraries and can be exploited by setting certain
environment variables.

SOLUTION:
Updated packages are available via Red Hat Network.

Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
Sebastian Krahmer, SUSE Security Team

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
RHSA-2012:1284-1:
https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1284.html

Novell Bug#697105:
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=697105

OTHER REFERENCES:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

DEEP LINKS:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED DESCRIPTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED SOLUTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXPLOIT:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

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About:
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private users keeping their systems up to date against the latest
vulnerabilities.

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Please Note:
Secunia recommends that you verify all advisories you receive by
clicking the link.
Secunia NEVER sends attached files with advisories.
Secunia does not advise people to install third party patches, only
use those supplied by the vendor.

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