DSA-1745-2 lcms -- several vulnerabilities
|ID: oval:org.secpod.oval:def:600520||Date: (C)2011-05-13 (M)2017-11-27|
|Class: PATCH||Family: unix|
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 , these problems have been fixed in version 1.17.dfsg-1+lenny2. For the oldstable distribution , these problems have been fixed in version 1.15-1.1+etch3. For the testing distribution and the unstable distribution , these problems will be fixed soon. We recommend that you upgrade your lcms packages.