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; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2595-1
Debian Bugs687274, 687275

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
argyll (PTS)buster2.0.1+repack-1fixed
bullseye2.0.1+repack-1.1fixed
bookworm2.3.1+repack-1.1fixed
sid, trixie3.1.0+repack-1fixed
ghostscript (PTS)buster9.27~dfsg-2+deb10u5fixed
buster (security)9.27~dfsg-2+deb10u9fixed
bullseye9.53.3~dfsg-7+deb11u6fixed
bullseye (security)9.53.3~dfsg-7+deb11u5fixed
bookworm, bookworm (security)10.0.0~dfsg-11+deb12u3fixed
sid, trixie10.02.1~dfsg-3fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
argyllsource(unstable)1.4.0-7687275
ghostscriptsourcesqueeze8.71~dfsg2-9+squeeze1DSA-2595-1
ghostscriptsource(unstable)9.05~dfsg-6.1687274

Notes

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

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