USN-3770-1: Little CMS vulnerabilities

20 September 2018

Several security issues were fixed in Little CMS.

Releases

Packages

  • 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
Ubuntu 16.04
Ubuntu 14.04

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

Related notices

  • USN-3770-2: lcms, lcms2, liblcms-utils, liblcms2-2, liblcms1, liblcms2-utils