[USN-1911-1] Little CMS vulnerability
jamie at canonical.com
Mon Jul 29 17:59:12 UTC 2013
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1911-1
July 29, 2013
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.
- 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
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
After a standard system update you need to restart any applications that
uses Little CMS to make all the necessary changes.
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