Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : lcms (MDVSA-2009:121-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 38865


The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


Multiple security vulnerabilities has been identified and fixed in Little cms :

A memory leak flaw allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption and application crash) via a crafted image file (CVE-2009-0581).

Multiple integer overflows allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted image file that triggers a heap-based buffer overflow (CVE-2009-0723).

Multiple stack-based buffer overflows allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted image file associated with a large integer value for the (1) input or (2) output channel (CVE-2009-0733).

A flaw in the transformations of monochrome profiles allows remote attackers to cause denial of service triggered by a NULL pointer dereference via a crafted image file (CVE-2009-0793).

This update provides fixes for these issues.

Update :

Packages for 2008.0 are provided for Corporate Desktop 2008.0 customers


Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 38865

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2009-121.nasl

Version: 1.19

Type: local

Published: 5/22/2009

Updated: 1/6/2021

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 8.1

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lcms, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64lcms-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64lcms1, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:liblcms-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:liblcms1, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:python-lcms, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2008.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/Mandrake/release, Host/Mandrake/rpm-list

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/2/2009

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0581, CVE-2009-0723, CVE-2009-0733, CVE-2009-0793

BID: 34185, 34411

MDVSA: 2009:121-1

CWE: 20, 119, 189, 399