Ubuntu: 1911-1: Little CMS vulnerability
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Ubuntu Little CMS could be made to crash if it opened a specially crafted file.
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1911-1
July 29, 2013

lcms2 vulnerability

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 13.04
- Ubuntu 12.10
- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS


Little CMS could be made to crash if it opened a specially crafted file.

Software Description:
- lcms2: Little CMS 2 color management library


It was discovered that Little CMS did not properly verify certain memory
allocations. If a user or automated system using Little CMS were tricked
into opening a specially crafted file, an attacker could cause Little CMS
to crash.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 13.04:
  liblcms2-2                      2.4-0ubuntu3.1

Ubuntu 12.10:
  liblcms2-2                      2.2+git20110628-2ubuntu4.1

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
  liblcms2-2                      2.2+git20110628-2ubuntu3.1

After a standard system update you need to restart any applications that
uses Little CMS to make all the necessary changes.


Package Information: