Gentoo: 201402-29 ArgyllCMS: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Gentoo Multiple integer overflow vulnerabilities have been found in ArgyllCMS which could allow attackers to execute arbitrary code.
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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 201402-29
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                                            http://security.gentoo.org/
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 Severity: Normal
    Title: ArgyllCMS: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code
     Date: February 28, 2014
     Bugs: #437652
       ID: 201402-29

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Synopsis
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Multiple integer overflow vulnerabilities have been found in ArgyllCMS
which could allow attackers to execute arbitrary code.

Background
==========

ArgyllCMS is an ICC compatible color management system that supports
accurate ICC profile creation for scanners, cameras and film recorders.

Affected packages
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     Package              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
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  1  media-gfx/argyllcms         < 1.4.0-r1               >= 1.4.0-r1

Description
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Multiple integer overflow vulnerabilities have been discovered in the
ICC Format Library in ArgyllCMS.

Impact
======

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted image
file using ArgyllCMS, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code
with the privileges of the process or a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround
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There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
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All ArgyllCMS users should upgrade to the latest version:

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-gfx/argyllcms-1.4.0-r1"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2012-4405
      http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-4405

Availability
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This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

 http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201402-29.xml

Concerns?
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Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

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