GLSA-201402-29 : ArgyllCMS: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201402-29
(ArgyllCMS: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code)

Multiple integer overflow vulnerabilities have been discovered in the
ICC Format Library in ArgyllCMS.

Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted image
file using ArgyllCMS, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code
with the privileges of the process or a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-201402-29.xml

Solution :

All ArgyllCMS users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-gfx/argyllcms-1.4.0-r1'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 72756 ()

Bugtraq ID: 55494

CVE ID: CVE-2012-4405