Bug 1628969 (CVE-2018-16435) - CVE-2018-16435 lcms2: Integer overflow in AllocateDataSet() in cmscgats.c leading to heap-based buffer overflow
Summary: CVE-2018-16435 lcms2: Integer overflow in AllocateDataSet() in cmscgats.c lea...
Alias: CVE-2018-16435
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
QA Contact:
: 1640118 (view as bug list)
Depends On: 1628970 1628971 1628972 1628973 1640120 1640121 1640122 1650516
Blocks: 1628975
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2018-09-14 14:32 UTC by Laura Pardo
Modified: 2021-02-16 23:03 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2019-06-10 10:37:47 UTC

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System ID Private Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2018:3004 0 None None None 2018-10-24 22:08:17 UTC

Description Laura Pardo 2018-09-14 14:32:11 UTC
A flaw was found in Little CMS (aka Little Color Management System) 2.9. 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.


Upstream Fix:

Comment 1 Laura Pardo 2018-09-14 14:33:17 UTC
Created lcms2 tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-6 [bug 1628972]
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1628970]

Created mingw-lcms2 tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1628971]

Comment 7 Tomas Hoger 2018-10-24 13:13:54 UTC
*** Bug 1640118 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

Comment 8 errata-xmlrpc 2018-10-24 22:08:06 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Supplementary

Via RHSA-2018:3004 https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3004

Comment 10 Stefan Cornelius 2018-11-16 11:31:48 UTC

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

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