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Date: Fri, 17 Aug 2018 10:21:42 +0930
From: Doran Moppert <>
Subject: spice CVE-2018-10873: post-auth crash or potential heap corruption
 when demarshalling

Frediano Ziglio reported a missing check in the code generated by
spice-common/python_modules/, which could be exploited to
cause integer overflow leading to a crash and/or heap OOB read/writes.

The generated code is used in both client and server, so both are
vulnerable.  The most obvious outcome is a crash (since the overflowed
integers are very large), but it's possible a crafty attacker could
leverage this into worse, even RCE.  Demarshalling code is only used
post-authentication, so attacking a server would require valid

The attached patch fixes both and the generated code.  This
is planned to be included in forthcoming releases spice 0.14.1 and
spice-gtk 0.36.

Doran Moppert
Red Hat Product Security

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