Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2008-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2009-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
It was discovered that certain gamma operations in lcms were not
correctly bounds-checked. If a user or automated system were tricked
into processing a malicious image, a remote attacker could crash
applications linked against liblcms1, leading to a denial of service,
or possibly execute arbitrary code with user privileges.
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 36761 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2008-5317