Vulnerability CVE-2012-4405


Published: 2012-09-18

Description:
Multiple integer underflows in the icmLut_allocate function in International Color Consortium (ICC) Format library (icclib), as used in Ghostscript 9.06 and Argyll Color Management System, allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted (1) PostScript or (2) PDF file with embedded images, which triggers a heap-based buffer overflow. NOTE: this issue is also described as an array index error.

Type:

CWE-189

(Numeric Errors)

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
6.8/10
6.4/10
8.6/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
Partial
Partial
Affected software
Ghostscript -> Ghostscript 
Color -> Icclib 
Argyllcms -> CMS 

 References:
https://wiki.mageia.org/en/Support/Advisories/MGASA-2012-0301
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/78411
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1581-1
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1027517
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/55494
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/09/11/2
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2013:090
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2013:089
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2012:151
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201412-17.xml
http://secunia.com/advisories/50719
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1256.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2012-10/msg00015.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-10/msg00001.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-09/msg00031.html

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