CVE-2018-16435

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2018-08-13
Bugzilla:
1628969: CVE-2018-16435 lcms2: Integer overflow in AllocateDataSet() in cmscgats.c leading to heap-based buffer overflow

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Little CMS (aka Little Color Management System) 2.9 has an integer overflow in the AllocateDataSet function in cmscgats.c, leading to a heap-based buffer overflow in the SetData function via a crafted file in the second argument to cmsIT8LoadFromFile.

Find out more about CVE-2018-16435 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

This issue affects the versions of lcms2 as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7:
This vulnerability has been rated as having a security impact of Moderate. After evaluation and in accordance with the criteria noted in the product support life cycle, there are no plans to address this issue in an upcoming release. Please contact Red Hat Support for further information.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8:
This vulnerability has been rated as having a security impact of Moderate. After evaluation and in accordance with the criteria noted in the product support life cycle, there are no plans to address this issue in an upcoming release. Please contact Red Hat Support for further information.

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 5.5
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Attack Vector Local
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact High

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary (v. 6) (chromium-browser) RHSA-2018:3004 2018-10-24

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 lcms2 Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 java-1.8.0-openjdk Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 lcms2 Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 java-1.7.0-openjdk Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 java-1.7.0-openjdk Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 libreoffice Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 java-1.8.0-openjdk Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 java-1.7.0-openjdk Not affected
Unless explicitly stated as not affected, all previous versions of packages in any minor update stream of a product listed here should be assumed vulnerable, although may not have been subject to full analysis.
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