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CVE-2012-4405 Detail

Description

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.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  09/18/2012

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-09/msg00031.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-10/msg00001.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2012-10/msg00015.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1256.html
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201412-17.xml
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2012:151
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2013:089
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2013:090
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/09/11/2
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/55494
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1027517
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1581-1
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/78411
https://wiki.mageia.org/en/Support/Advisories/MGASA-2012-0301

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-4405
NVD Published Date:
09/18/2012
NVD Last Modified:
08/28/2017