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ArgyllCMS: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code

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1.  Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Version Information

Advisory Reference GLSA 201206-04 / argyllcms
Release Date June 18, 2012
Latest Revision June 18, 2012: 1
Impact normal
Exploitable remote
Package Vulnerable versions Unaffected versions Architecture(s)
media-gfx/argyllcms < 1.4.0 >= 1.4.0 All supported architectures

Related bugreports: #416781

Synopsis

A vulnerability has been found in ArgyllCMS which could allow attackers to execute arbitrary code.

2.  Impact Information

Background

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

Description

ArgyllCMS does not properly handle ICC profiles causing a use-after-free vulnerability.

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.

3.  Resolution Information

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All argyllcms users should upgrade to the latest version:

Code Listing 3.1: Resolution

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-gfx/argyllcms-1.4.0"

4.  References



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