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ArgyllCMS: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code


1.  Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Version Information

Advisory Reference GLSA 201402-29 / argyllcms
Release Date February 28, 2014
Latest Revision February 28, 2014: 1
Impact normal
Exploitable remote
Package Vulnerable versions Unaffected versions Architecture(s)
media-gfx/argyllcms < 1.4.0-r1 >= 1.4.0-r1 All supported architectures

Related bugreports: #437652


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

2.  Impact Information


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


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


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


There is no known workaround at this time.


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-r1"

4.  References


Page updated February 28, 2014

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