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PostPosted: Fri Dec 26, 2014 11:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 201412-46 ] LittleCMS Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: LittleCMS: Denial of Service (GLSA 201412-46)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: December 26, 2014
Bug(s): #479874, #507788
ID: 201412-46

Synopsis

Multiple buffer overflow flaws and a parser error in LittleCMS
could cause Denial of Service.


Background

LittleCMS, or short lcms, is a color management system for working with
ICC profiles. It is used by many applications including GIMP and Firefox.


Affected Packages

Package: media-libs/lcms
Vulnerable: < 2.6-r1
Unaffected: >= 2.6-r1
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

Multiple stack-based buffer overflows and a profile parser error have
been found in LittleCMS.


Impact

A remote attacker could entice a user or automated system to open a
specially crafted file containing a malicious ICC profile, possibly
resulting in a Denial of Service condition.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All LittleCMS users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-libs/lcms-2.6-r1"
   
Packages which depend on this library may need to be recompiled. Tools
such as revdep-rebuild may assist in identifying these packages.
NOTE: Gentoo has discontinued support for the LittleCMS 1.9 branch.

References

CVE-2013-4276
CVE-2014-0459


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