Ubuntu 8.04 LTS / 9.10 / 10.04 LTS / 10.10 : lcms vulnerability (USN-1043-1)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 51509
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionIt was discovered that a NULL pointer dereference in the code for handling transformations of monochrome profiles could allow an attacker to cause a denial of service through a specially crafted image. (CVE-2009-0793).
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SolutionUpdate the affected packages.