Debian Security Advisory

DSA-4284-1 lcms2 -- security update

Date Reported:
04 Sep 2018
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-16435.
More information:

Quang Nguyen discovered an integer overflow in the Little CMS 2 colour management library, which could result in denial of service and potentially the execution of arbitrary code if a malformed IT8 calibration file is processed.

For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 2.8-4+deb9u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your lcms2 packages.

For the detailed security status of lcms2 please refer to its security tracker page at: