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October 14th, 2008, 06:30 PM
Referenced CVEs:
CVE-2007-2741


Description:
================================================== ========= Ubuntu Security Notice USN-652-1 October 14, 2008 lcms vulnerability CVE-2007-2741 ================================================== ========= A security issue affects the following Ubuntu releases: Ubuntu 6.06 LTS This advisory also applies to the corresponding versions of Kubuntu, Edubuntu, and Xubuntu. The problem can be corrected by upgrading your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 6.06 LTS: liblcms1 1.13-1ubuntu0.1 In general, a standard system upgrade is sufficient to effect the necessary changes. Details follow: Chris Evans discovered that certain ICC operations in lcms were not correctly bounds-checked. If a user or automated system were tricked into processing an image with malicious ICC tags, a remote attacker could crash applications linked against liblcms1, leading to a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code with user privileges.





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