CVE-2012-4405

NameCVE-2012-4405
DescriptionMultiple 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.
SourceCVE (at NVD; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)
ReferencesDSA-2595-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote, user-initiated)
Debian Bugs687274, 687275
Debian/oldstablepackage argyll is vulnerable.
Debian/stablenot vulnerable.
Debian/testingnot vulnerable.
Debian/unstablenot vulnerable.

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
argyll (PTS)squeeze1.1.1-1vulnerable
wheezy1.4.0-8fixed
jessie, sid1.6.3-4fixed
ghostscript (PTS)squeeze (security), squeeze8.71~dfsg2-9+squeeze1fixed
wheezy9.05~dfsg-6.3+deb7u1fixed
jessie, sid9.06~dfsg-2fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
argyllsource(unstable)1.4.0-7medium687275
ghostscriptsource(unstable)9.05~dfsg-6.1medium687274
ghostscriptsourcesqueeze8.71~dfsg2-9+squeeze1mediumDSA-2595-1

Notes

[squeeze] - argyll <no-dsa> (Only standalone binary in squeeze, minor impact)

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