Scientific Linux Security Update : lcms on SL5.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

Multiple insufficient input validation flaws were discovered in
LittleCMS. An attacker could use these flaws to create a specially
crafted image file which could cause an application using LittleCMS to
crash, or, possibly, execute arbitrary code when opened.
(CVE-2008-5316, CVE-2008-5317)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?46b7d442

Solution :

Update the affected lcms, lcms-devel and / or python-lcms packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60512 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-5316
CVE-2008-5317