Ubuntu Security Notice 4617-1 – Matthias Gerstner discovered that SPICE vdagent incorrectly handled the active_xfers hash table. A local attacker could possibly use this issue to cause SPICE vdagent to consume memory, resulting in a denial of service. Matthias Gerstner discovered that SPICE vdagent incorrectly handled the active_xfers hash table. A local attacker could possibly use this issue to cause SPICE vdagent to consume memory, resulting in a denial of service, or obtain sensitive file contents. Various other issues were also addressed.

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