Security update for lcms2

SUSE Security Update: Security update for lcms2
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2018:3498-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1108813
Cross-References: CVE-2018-16435
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15

An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.


This update for lcms2 fixes the following issues:

  • CVE-2018-16435: A integer overflow was fixed in the AllocateDataSet function in cmscgats.c, that could lead to a heap-based buffer overflow in the SetData function via a crafted file in the second argument to cmsIT8LoadFromFile. (bsc#1108813)

Patch Instructions:

To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-2018-2504=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • lcms2-debuginfo-2.9-3.3.1
    • lcms2-debugsource-2.9-3.3.1
    • liblcms2-2-2.9-3.3.1
    • liblcms2-2-debuginfo-2.9-3.3.1
    • liblcms2-devel-2.9-3.3.1