Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / 16.04 LTS / 18.04 LTS : lcms2 vulnerabilities (USN-3770-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 117631

Synopsis

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

Description

Ibrahim El-Sayed discovered that Little CMS incorrectly handled certain files. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2016-10165)

Quang Nguyen discovered that Little CMS incorrectly handled certain files. An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2018-16435).

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.

See Also

https://usn.ubuntu.com/3770-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 117631

File Name: ubuntu_USN-3770-1.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/09/21

Updated: 2018/12/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.1

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:liblcms2-2, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:liblcms2-utils, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.04, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:18.04:-:lts

Required KB Items: Host/cpu, Host/Ubuntu, Host/Ubuntu/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Patch Publication Date: 2018/09/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-10165, CVE-2018-16435

USN: 3770-1