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CVE-2009-0793 Detail


cmsxform.c in LittleCMS (aka lcms or liblcms) 1.18, as used in OpenJDK and other products, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and application crash) via a crafted image that triggers execution of incorrect code for "transformations of monochrome profiles."

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  04/09/2009

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Access Vector:
Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (04/09/2009)

Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact, a future lcms packages update may address this flaw. More information regarding issue severity can be found here:

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name External Source GENTOO GLSA-200904-19 External Source DEBIAN DSA-1769 External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2009:121 External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2009:137 External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2009:162 External Source BID 34411 External Source BID 34420 External Source UBUNTU USN-1043-1 Vendor Advisory External Source VUPEN ADV-2009-0963 Vendor Advisory External Source VUPEN ADV-2009-0964 External Source VUPEN ADV-2011-0087 External Source CONFIRM External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11340 External Source REDHAT RHSA-2009:0377 External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2009-3425 External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2009-3426 External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2009-3914 External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2009-3967

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