Ubuntu 14.04 LTS : lcms2 vulnerability (USN-2961-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

It was discovered that a double free() could occur when the intent
handling code in the Little CMS library detected an error. An attacker
could use this to specially craft a file that caused an application
using the Little CMS library to crash or possibly execute arbitrary

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

Solution :

Update the affected liblcms2-2 and / or liblcms2-utils packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.4
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 90916 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-7455

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