|Category:||Ubuntu Local Security Checks|
|Title:||Ubuntu USN-693-1 (LittleCMS)|
|Summary:||Ubuntu USN-693-1 (LittleCMS)|
The remote host is missing an update to LittleCMS
announced via advisory USN-693-1.
A security issue affects the following Ubuntu releases:
Ubuntu 8.04 LTS
This advisory also applies to the corresponding versions of
Kubuntu, Edubuntu, and Xubuntu.
It was discovered that certain gamma operations in lcms were not
correctly bounds-checked. If a user or automated system were tricked into
processing a malicious image, a remote attacker could crash applications
linked against liblcms1, leading to a denial of service, or possibly
execute arbitrary code with user privileges.
The problem can be corrected by upgrading your system to the
following package versions:
Ubuntu 8.04 LTS:
In general, a standard system upgrade is sufficient to effect the
Risk factor : Critical
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2008-5317|
Debian Security Information: DSA-1684 (Google Search)
BugTraq ID: 32708
XForce ISS Database: lcms-cmsallocgamma-bo(47120)
|Copyright||Copyright (c) 2008 E-Soft Inc. http://www.securityspace.com|
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