USN-1911-1: Little CMS vulnerability
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1911-1
29th July, 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 package version:
- Ubuntu 13.04:
- liblcms2-2 2.4-0ubuntu3.1
- Ubuntu 12.10:
- liblcms2-2 2.2+git20110628-2ubuntu4.1
- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
- liblcms2-2 2.2+git20110628-2ubuntu3.1
To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.
After a standard system update you need to restart any applications that
uses Little CMS to make all the necessary changes.