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Little CMS 2 DefaultICCintents double-free vulnerability

Vulnerability Note VU#369800

Original Release Date: 2016-05-04 | Last Revised: 2016-05-04

Overview

Little CMS 2 contains a double-free vulnerability in the DefaultICCintents function, which may allow a remote, unauthenticated attacker to execute arbitrary code on a vulnerable system.

Description

Little CMS is an open-source color management engine that supports the International Color Consortium (ICC) standard. Little CMS 2.5 and earlier 2.x versions (liblcms2) contain a double-free vulnerability in the DefaultICCintents() function, which is provided in cmscnvrt.c. When the "Lut" cmsPipeline object is freed more than once, this can result in an exploitable memory corruption situation.

Although this issue was addressed in 2013, it was not assigned a CVE identifier at that time. Because of this, some vendors may not have upgraded liblcms2 to a version that contains the fix for this vulnerability.

Impact

By causing an application to process a malformed ICC profile, a remote, unauthenticated attacker may be able to cause arbitrary code execution with the privileges of the application that uses the Little CMS library. Exploitability of the vulnerability depends on how the application uses liblcms2 and what capabilities are exposed to an attacker.

Solution

Apply an update

This issue is resolved in Little CMS 2.6. Please check with your vendor for update availability.

Vendor Information

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Arch Linux

Notified:  April 29, 2016 Updated:  May 03, 2016

Status

  Affected

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor Information

We are not aware of further vendor information regarding this vulnerability.

Addendum

There are no additional comments at this time.

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CentOS

Notified:  April 29, 2016 Updated:  May 04, 2016

Status

  Affected

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor Information

We are not aware of further vendor information regarding this vulnerability.

Addendum

There are no additional comments at this time.

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Debian GNU/Linux

Notified:  April 29, 2016 Updated:  May 04, 2016

Status

  Affected

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor Information

We are not aware of further vendor information regarding this vulnerability.

Addendum

There are no additional comments at this time.

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Fedora Project

Notified:  April 29, 2016 Updated:  May 04, 2016

Status

  Affected

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor Information

We are not aware of further vendor information regarding this vulnerability.

Addendum

There are no additional comments at this time.

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Gentoo Linux

Notified:  April 29, 2016 Updated:  May 04, 2016

Status

  Affected

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor Information

We are not aware of further vendor information regarding this vulnerability.

Addendum

There are no additional comments at this time.

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Red Hat, Inc.

Notified:  April 29, 2016 Updated:  May 04, 2016

Status

  Affected

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor Information

We are not aware of further vendor information regarding this vulnerability.

Addendum

There are no additional comments at this time.

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SUSE Linux

Notified:  April 29, 2016 Updated:  May 04, 2016

Status

  Affected

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor Information

We are not aware of further vendor information regarding this vulnerability.

Addendum

There are no additional comments at this time.

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Slackware Linux Inc.

Notified:  April 29, 2016 Updated:  May 04, 2016

Status

  Affected

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor Information

We are not aware of further vendor information regarding this vulnerability.

Addendum

There are no additional comments at this time.

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Turbolinux

Notified:  April 29, 2016 Updated:  May 04, 2016

Status

  Affected

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor Information

We are not aware of further vendor information regarding this vulnerability.

Addendum

There are no additional comments at this time.

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Ubuntu

Notified:  April 29, 2016 Updated:  May 04, 2016

Status

  Affected

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor Information

We are not aware of further vendor information regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor References

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-2961-1/

Addendum

There are no additional comments at this time.

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openSUSE project

Notified:  April 29, 2016 Updated:  May 04, 2016

Status

  Affected

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor Information

We are not aware of further vendor information regarding this vulnerability.

Addendum

There are no additional comments at this time.

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Arista Networks, Inc.

Notified:  April 29, 2016 Updated:  May 02, 2016

Statement Date:   May 02, 2016

Status

  Not Affected

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor Information

Arista EOS does not include lcms2, so is not affected

by this vulnerability.

Addendum

There are no additional comments at this time.

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Lenovo

Notified:  May 02, 2016 Updated:  May 03, 2016

Statement Date:   May 03, 2016

Status

  Not Affected

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor Information

We do not use lcms2 in any of our products.

Addendum

There are no additional comments at this time.

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Apple

Notified:  April 29, 2016 Updated:  April 29, 2016

Status

  Unknown

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Addendum

There are no additional comments at this time.

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CoreOS

Notified:  April 29, 2016 Updated:  April 29, 2016

Status

  Unknown

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Addendum

There are no additional comments at this time.

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DesktopBSD

Notified:  April 29, 2016 Updated:  April 29, 2016

Status

  Unknown

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Addendum

There are no additional comments at this time.

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DragonFly BSD Project

Notified:  April 29, 2016 Updated:  April 29, 2016

Status

  Unknown

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Addendum

There are no additional comments at this time.

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EMC Corporation

Notified:  April 29, 2016 Updated:  April 29, 2016

Status

  Unknown

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Addendum

There are no additional comments at this time.

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F5 Networks, Inc.

Notified:  April 29, 2016 Updated:  April 29, 2016

Status

  Unknown

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Addendum

There are no additional comments at this time.

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FreeBSD Project

Notified:  April 29, 2016 Updated:  April 29, 2016

Status

  Unknown

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Addendum

There are no additional comments at this time.

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Hardened BSD

Notified:  April 29, 2016 Updated:  April 29, 2016

Status

  Unknown

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Addendum

There are no additional comments at this time.

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Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Notified:  April 29, 2016 Updated:  April 29, 2016

Status

  Unknown

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Addendum

There are no additional comments at this time.

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Hitachi

Notified:  April 29, 2016 Updated:  April 29, 2016

Status

  Unknown

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Addendum

There are no additional comments at this time.

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IBM Corporation

Notified:  April 29, 2016 Updated:  April 29, 2016

Status

  Unknown

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Addendum

There are no additional comments at this time.

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Juniper Networks

Notified:  April 29, 2016 Updated:  April 29, 2016

Status

  Unknown

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Addendum

There are no additional comments at this time.

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Microsoft Corporation

Notified:  April 29, 2016 Updated:  April 29, 2016

Status

  Unknown

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Addendum

There are no additional comments at this time.

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NEC Corporation

Notified:  April 29, 2016 Updated:  April 29, 2016

Status

  Unknown

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Addendum

There are no additional comments at this time.

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NetBSD

Notified:  April 29, 2016 Updated:  April 29, 2016

Status

  Unknown

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Addendum

There are no additional comments at this time.

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Nokia

Notified:  April 29, 2016 Updated:  April 29, 2016

Status

  Unknown

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Addendum

There are no additional comments at this time.

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OmniTI

Notified:  April 29, 2016 Updated:  April 29, 2016

Status

  Unknown

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Addendum

There are no additional comments at this time.

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Openwall GNU/*/Linux

Notified:  April 29, 2016 Updated:  April 29, 2016

Status

  Unknown

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Addendum

There are no additional comments at this time.

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Oracle Corporation

Notified:  April 29, 2016 Updated:  April 29, 2016

Status

  Unknown

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Addendum

There are no additional comments at this time.

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PC-BSD

Notified:  April 29, 2016 Updated:  April 29, 2016

Status

  Unknown

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Addendum

There are no additional comments at this time.

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QNX Software Systems Inc.

Notified:  April 29, 2016 Updated:  April 29, 2016

Status

  Unknown

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Addendum

There are no additional comments at this time.

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Sony Corporation

Notified:  April 29, 2016 Updated:  April 29, 2016

Status

  Unknown

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Addendum

There are no additional comments at this time.

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Tizen

Notified:  April 29, 2016 Updated:  April 29, 2016

Status

  Unknown

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Addendum

There are no additional comments at this time.

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Unisys

Notified:  April 29, 2016 Updated:  April 29, 2016

Status

  Unknown

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Addendum

There are no additional comments at this time.

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m0n0wall

Notified:  April 29, 2016 Updated:  April 29, 2016

Status

  Unknown

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Addendum

There are no additional comments at this time.

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CVSS Metrics

Group Score Vector
Base 10.0 AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Temporal 7.4 E:U/RL:OF/RC:C
Environmental 7.4 CDP:ND/TD:H/CR:ND/IR:ND/AR:ND

References

Credit

This vulnerability was corrected in 2013 by Marti Maria, and was independently discovered by Will Dormann of the CERT/CC.

This document was written by Will Dormann.

Other Information

CVE IDs: CVE-2013-7455
Date Public: 2013-07-10
Date First Published: 2016-05-04
Date Last Updated: 2016-05-04 21:07 UTC
Document Revision: 15

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