Threat Encyclopedia

RHSA-2021:1924-Security Advisory

Description

The vulnerabilities in the following products could cause the system to become vulnerable to malicious security attack: spice

Analysis

The Simple Protocol for Independent Computing Environments (SPICE) is a remote display system built for virtual environments which allows the user to view a computing 'desktop' environment not only on the machine where it is running, but from anywhere on the Internet and from a wide variety of machine architectures. Security Fix(es): spice: Client initiated renegotiation denial of service (CVE-2021-20201) For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section. Additional Changes: For detailed information on changes in this release, see the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.4 Release Notes linked from the References section. SolutionFor details on how to apply this update, which includes the changes described in this advisory, refer to:https://access.redhat.com/articles/11258 All applications using SPICE (most notably all QEMU-KVM instances using the SPICE console) must be restarted for this update to take effect.

Affected Products

spice

CVE References

CVE-2021-20201