Scientific Linux Security Update : lcms on SL5.x i386/x86_64

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 60512


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


Multiple insufficient input validation flaws were discovered in LittleCMS. An attacker could use these flaws to create a specially crafted image file which could cause an application using LittleCMS to crash, or, possibly, execute arbitrary code when opened.
(CVE-2008-5316, CVE-2008-5317)


Update the affected lcms, lcms-devel and / or python-lcms packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 60512

File Name: sl_20090107_lcms_on_SL5_x.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/08/01

Modified: 2016/12/14

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2009/01/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-5316, CVE-2008-5317

CWE: 119, 189