Bug 1501200 (CVE-2017-12194)

Summary: CVE-2017-12194 spice-gtk: Integer overflows causing buffer overflows in spice-client
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala <huzaifas>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX QA Contact:
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Priority: medium    
Version: unspecifiedCC: alon, berrange, cfergeau, dblechte, fziglio, hdegoede, marcandre.lureau, rbalakri, rh-spice-bugs, sandmann, security-response-team, uril, victortoso, vtosodec
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Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
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A flaw was found in the way spice-client processed certain messages sent from the server. An attacker, having control of malicious spice-server, could use this flaw to crash the client or execute arbitrary code with permissions of the user running the client.
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Last Closed: 2018-03-14 12:50:48 UTC Type: ---
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Bug Depends On: 1501201, 1555301, 1555302    
Bug Blocks: 1498495, 1498774    

Description Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2017-10-12 08:42:04 UTC
When a spice-client connects to a malicious spice-server, it was possible to crash the client or execute arbitrary code with the permissions of user running the client, when certain messages were sent from the server to the spice-client.

Comment 3 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2018-03-14 12:48:27 UTC
More details about this flaw is available in:


Comment 4 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2018-03-14 12:49:12 UTC
Created spice-gtk tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1555301]