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Date: Mon, 22 Jul 2013 02:26:28 -0600
From: Kurt Seifried <kseifried@...hat.com>
To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
CC: Marcus Meissner <meissner@...e.de>
Subject: Re: CVE Request: OpenJDK and lcms2 2.5 release fixes
 various denial of service issues in lcms2

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On 07/18/2013 06:40 AM, Marcus Meissner wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> The lcms2 2.4 -> 2.5 version upgrade fixes various crashes that
> could be used by attackers to crash (NULL ptr deref) programs using
> lcms2, like e.g. OpenJDK 7
> 
> This was found in the embedded copy within OpenJDK7 first, then
> merged to lcms2.
> 
> http://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/distro-pkg-dev/2013-July/023895.html
>
>  lcms2 related issues in there: * S8007925: Improve
> cmsStageAllocLabV2ToV4curves * S8007926: Improve cmsPipelineDup *
> S8007927: Improve cmsAllocProfileSequenceDescription * S8007929:
> Improve CurvesAlloc * S8009654: Improve stability of cmsnamed
> 
> All covered by lcms2 in this commit (I think): 
> https://github.com/mm2/Little-CMS/commit/91c2db7f2559be504211b283bc3a2c631d6f06d9
>
>  These probably can get just 1 CVE, although I do not know the
> OpenJDK IcedTea side of the story.
> 
> https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=826097#c9 has the
> research into more of these stability commits in lcms2 by my
> colleague Stanislav Brabec. Not sure if they should get seperate
> CVEs or not.
> 
> Ciao, Marcus

Please use CVE-2013-4160 for this issue.


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Kurt Seifried Red Hat Security Response Team (SRT)
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