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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3770-1

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3770-1
Posted Sep 20, 2018
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 3770-1 - Ibrahim El-Sayed discovered that Little CMS incorrectly handled certain files. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service. Quang Nguyen discovered that Little CMS incorrectly handled certain files. An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code.

tags | advisory, denial of service, arbitrary
systems | linux, ubuntu
advisories | CVE-2016-10165, CVE-2018-16435
MD5 | c76a071756a5e9c15fff292477ecef48

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3770-1

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3770-1
September 20, 2018

lcms2 vulnerabilities
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Summary:

Several security issues were fixed in Little CMS.

Software Description:
- lcms2: Little CMS color management library

Details:

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 18.04 LTS:
liblcms2-2 2.9-1ubuntu0.1
liblcms2-utils 2.9-1ubuntu0.1

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
liblcms2-2 2.6-3ubuntu2.1
liblcms2-utils 2.6-3ubuntu2.1

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
liblcms2-2 2.5-0ubuntu4.2
liblcms2-utils 2.5-0ubuntu4.2

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

References:
https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3770-1
CVE-2016-10165, CVE-2018-16435

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/lcms2/2.9-1ubuntu0.1
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/lcms2/2.6-3ubuntu2.1
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/lcms2/2.5-0ubuntu4.2

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