openSUSE Security Update : lcms2 (openSUSE-2017-179)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

				 This update for lcms2 to version 2.8 fixes the
following issues :

				 This security issue was fixed :

				 - Fixed an out-of-bounds heap read in
Type_MLU_Read that could be triggered by an untrusted image
with a crafted ICC profile (boo#1021364).

				 These non-security issues were fixed :

				 - Fixed many typos in comments, thanks to
Stefan Weil for doing that.

				 - Fixed localization bug, added a new test
case crayons.icc thnaks to Richard Hughes for providing the

				 - Fixed a bug in optimizer that made some
formats (i.e, bits planar) unavailable

				 - Fixed misalignment problems on Alpha. The
compiler does not align strings, and accessing begin of
string as a uint16 makes code to fail.

				 - Added some extra checks to the tools and

				 - Fix a bug that prevented to read
luminance tag

				 - BIG amount of functionality
contributed/Sponsored by Alien Skin Software:
TransformStride, copyAlpha, performance plug-ins. Fixes some
warnings as well.

				 - added an extra _ to _stdcall to make it
more portable

				 - Fixed a bug in transicc for named color

				 - Fixed several compiler warnings

				 - Added support for Visual Studio 2015

				 - Fixed for XCODE project

				 - Update to GNOME 3.20 			

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected lcms2 packages.

Risk factor :


Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 96917 ()

Bugtraq ID:


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