Debian Security Advisory DSA 1745-2 (lcms)

Published: 2009-03-31 17:20:21
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

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

Recommendations:
https://secure1.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=DSA%201745-2

Technical Details:
This update fixes a possible regression introduced in DSA-1745-1 and also enhances the security patch. For reference the original advisory text is below. Several security issues have been discovered in lcms, a color management library. The Common Vulnerabilities andi Exposures project identifies the following problems: CVE-2009-0581 Chris Evans discovered that lcms is affected by a memory leak, which could result in a denial of service via specially crafted image files. CVE-2009-0723 Chris Evans discovered that lcms is prone to several integer overflows via specially crafted image files, which could lead to the execution of arbitrary code. CVE-2009-0733 Chris Evans discovered the lack of upper-gounds check on sizes leading to a buffer overflow, which could be used to execute arbitrary code. For the stable distribution (lenny), these problems have been fixed in version 1.17.dfsg-1+lenny2. For the oldstable distribution (etch), these problems have been fixed in version 1.15-1.1+etch3. For the testing distribution (squeeze) and the unstable distribution (sid), these problems will be fixed soon. We recommend that you upgrade your lcms Linux Distribution Packages.

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update to lcms announced via advisory DSA 1745-2.

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2009-0581
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2009-0723
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2009-0733

Severity
High
CVSS Score
9.3
Published
2009-03-31
Modified
2017-07-07
Category
Debian Local Security Checks

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