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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2012-4405

Original release date: 09/18/2012
Last revised: 02/11/2014
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

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.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.8 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:M/AU:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
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: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2012:1289
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1027517
External Source: XF
Name: icclib-pdf-bo(78411)
External Source: BID
Name: 55494
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://wiki.mageia.org/en/Support/Advisories/MGASA-2012-0301
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2013:089
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2012:1256
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 50719
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20120911 CVE-2012-4405 ghostscript, argyllcms: Array index error leading to heap-based bufer OOB write
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2012:151
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2012:1290
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SU-2012:1222
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2013:090
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-1581-1

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