USN-3770-2: Little CMS vulnerabilities

20 September 2018

lcms, lcms2 vulnerabilities

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

  • Ubuntu 12.04 ESM

Summary

Several security issues were fixed in Little CMS.

Software Description

  • lcms - Little CMS color management library utilities
  • lcms2 - Little CMS color management library

Details

USN-3770-1 fixed a vulnerability in Little CMS. This update provides the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM.

Original advisory details:

Pedro Ribeiro discoreved that Little CMS incorrectly handled certain files. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2013-4276)

Ibrahim El-Sayed discovered that Little CMS incorrectly handled certain files. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2016-10165)

Quang Nguyen discovered that Little CMS incorrectly handled certain files. An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2018-16435)

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 12.04 ESM
liblcms-utils - 1.19.dfsg-1ubuntu3.1
liblcms1 - 1.19.dfsg-1ubuntu3.1
liblcms2-2 - 2.2+git20110628-2ubuntu3.3
liblcms2-utils - 2.2+git20110628-2ubuntu3.3

To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.

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

References