Ubuntu 8.04 LTS / 9.10 / 10.04 LTS / 10.10 : lcms vulnerability (USN-1043-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2011-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2011-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

It was discovered that a NULL pointer dereference in the code for
handling transformations of monochrome profiles could allow an
attacker to cause a denial of service through a specially crafted
image. (CVE-2009-0793).

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.6
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 51509 ()

Bugtraq ID: 34411
34420

CVE ID: CVE-2009-0793