Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 7.10 / 8.04 LTS / 8.10 : lcms vulnerabilities (USN-744-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2009-2013 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 LittleCMS did not properly handle certain
error conditions, resulting in a large memory leak. If a user or
automated system were tricked into processing an image with malicious
ICC tags, a remote attacker could cause a denial of service.
(CVE-2009-0581)

Chris Evans discovered that LittleCMS contained multiple integer
overflows. 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.
(CVE-2009-0723)

Chris Evans discovered that LittleCMS did not properly perform bounds
checking, leading to a buffer overflow. If a user or automated system
were tricked into processing an image with malicious ICC tags, a
remote attacker could execute arbitrary code with user privileges.
(CVE-2009-0733).

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 37935 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-0581
CVE-2009-0723
CVE-2009-0733