Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 12.10 / 13.04 : lcms2 vulnerability (USN-1911-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2013-2014 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2013-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

It was discovered that Little CMS did not properly verify certain
memory allocations. If a user or automated system using Little CMS
were tricked into opening a specially crafted file, an attacker could
cause Little CMS to crash.

Solution :

Update the affected liblcms2-2 package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 69120 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-4160