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Insecure Library Loading
Highly critical

Little cms Multiple Vulnerabilities

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Release Date:  2009-03-20    Last Update:  2009-03-23    Views:  4,577

Secunia Advisory SA34367

Where:

From remote

Impact:

DoS, System access

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

Software:

CVE Reference(s):

Description


Chris Evans has reported some vulnerabilities in Little cms, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) or compromise an application using the library.

1) An input validation error in the "ReadSetOfCurves()" function when processing image files can be exploited to cause a stack-based buffer overflow via a specially crafted image file.

2) Multiple integer overflow errors in the processing of image files can be exploited to cause heap-based buffer overflow via specially crafted image files.

Successful exploitation of these vulnerabilities may allow execution of arbitrary code.

3) A memory leak in the processing of image files can be exploited to consume system memory and cause a crash.


Solution:
Update to version 1.18.

Provided and/or discovered by:
Chris Evans

Original Advisory:
CESA-2009-003:
http://scary.beasts.org/security/CESA-2009-003.html

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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