Ubuntu 6.06 LTS : lcms vulnerability (USN-652-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2008-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2009-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description :

Chris Evans discovered that certain ICC operations in lcms were not
correctly bounds-checked. If a user or automated system were tricked
into processing an image with malicious ICC tags, a remote attacker
could crash applications linked against liblcms1, leading to a denial
of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code with user privileges.

Solution :

Update the affected liblcms-utils, liblcms1 and / or liblcms1-dev

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 37333 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-2741