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<glsa id="201406-29">
<title>spice-gtk: Privilege escalation</title>
<synopsis>A vulnerability in spice-gtk could allow local attackers to gain
escalated privileges.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">spice-gtk</product>
<announced>June 26, 2014</announced>
<revised>June 26, 2014: 1</revised>
<bug>435694</bug>
<access>remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="net-misc/spice-gtk" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">0.14</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">0.14</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>spice-gtk is a set of GObject and Gtk objects for connecting to Spice
servers and a client GUI.
</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>spice-gtk does not properly sanitize the DBUS_SYSTEM_BUS_ADDRESS
environment variable.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="high">
<p>A local attacker may be able to gain escalated privileges.</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>There is no known workaround at this time.</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>All spice-gtk users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=net-misc/spice-gtk-0.14"
</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-4425">CVE-2012-4425</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Sun, 16 Dec 2012 21:53:39 +0000">craig</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Thu, 26 Jun 2014 23:23:49 +0000">ackle</metadata>
</glsa>