Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / 16.04 LTS / 18.04 LTS : lcms2 vulnerabilities (USN-3770-1)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 117631
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionIbrahim 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.
SolutionUpdate the affected liblcms2-2 and / or liblcms2-utils packages.