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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-0723

Original release date: 03/23/2009
Last revised: 08/21/2010


Multiple integer overflows in LittleCMS (aka lcms or liblcms) before 1.18beta2, as used in Firefox 3.1beta, OpenJDK, and GIMP, allow context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted image file that triggers a heap-based buffer overflow. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: XF
Name: littlecms-unspecified-bo(49326)
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2009:137
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 34782
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 34450
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=487508
Type: Advisory
External Source: BID
Name: 34185
Type: Patch Information
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1021869
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 34367
Type: Advisory
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2009:162
External Source: SLACKWARE
Name: SSA:2009-083-01
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2009:0377
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200904-19
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-2983
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1769
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 34408
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 34454
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 34382
Type: Advisory
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-2928
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11780
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 34632
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-3034
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-0775
Type: Advisory
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-2910
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-2982
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.ocert.org/advisories/ocert-2009-003.html
External Source: MISC
Name: http://scary.beasts.org/security/CESA-2009-003.html
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 34442
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 34400
Type: Advisory
External Source: MISC
Name: http://scarybeastsecurity.blogspot.com/2009/03/littlecms-vulnerabilities.html
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 34418
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-2903
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20090320 [oCERT-2009-003] LittleCMS integer errors
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2009:007
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 34675
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20090320 LittleCMS vulnerabilities (OpenJDK, Firefox, GIMP, etc. impacted)
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2009:0339
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 34463
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-744-1
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2009:121
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1745
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-2970

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11780
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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