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PostPosted: Fri Feb 28, 2014 12:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 201402-29 ] ArgyllCMS: User-assisted execution of arb Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: ArgyllCMS: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code (GLSA 201402-29)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: February 28, 2014
Bug(s): #437652
ID: 201402-29

Synopsis

Multiple integer overflow vulnerabilities have been found in
ArgyllCMS which could allow attackers to execute arbitrary code.


Background

ArgyllCMS is an ICC compatible color management system that supports
accurate ICC profile creation for scanners, cameras and film recorders.


Affected Packages

Package: media-gfx/argyllcms
Vulnerable: < 1.4.0-r1
Unaffected: >= 1.4.0-r1
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

Multiple integer overflow vulnerabilities have been discovered in the
ICC Format Library in ArgyllCMS.


Impact

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted image
file using ArgyllCMS, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code
with the privileges of the process or a Denial of Service condition.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All ArgyllCMS users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-gfx/argyllcms-1.4.0-r1"
   


References

CVE-2012-4405
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