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Bug 761418 (CVE-2018-16435) - <media-libs/lcms-2.10: Heap buffer overflow (CVE-2018-16435)
Summary: <media-libs/lcms-2.10: Heap buffer overflow (CVE-2018-16435)
Alias: CVE-2018-16435
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Vulnerabilities (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
Whiteboard: B2 [glsa+ cve]
Depends on:
Reported: 2020-12-23 17:55 UTC by Sam James
Modified: 2021-05-26 08:58 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Description Sam James archtester Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev Security 2020-12-23 17:55:44 UTC
* CVE-2018-16435

"Little CMS (aka Little Color Management System) 2.9 has 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."
Comment 1 Larry the Git Cow gentoo-dev 2020-12-27 09:46:45 UTC
The bug has been referenced in the following commit(s):

commit 32549db87950e4b96ecb107d9e4389006b94d831
Author:     John Helmert III <>
AuthorDate: 2020-12-27 09:28:00 +0000
Commit:     Andreas Sturmlechner <>
CommitDate: 2020-12-27 09:46:37 +0000

    media-libs/lcms: security cleanup (drop <2.11)
    Package-Manager: Portage-3.0.12, Repoman-3.0.2
    Signed-off-by: John Helmert III <>
    Signed-off-by: Andreas Sturmlechner <>

 media-libs/lcms/Manifest                     |  2 --
 media-libs/lcms/files/lcms-2.9-BE-test.patch | 54 ----------------------------
 media-libs/lcms/lcms-2.10.ebuild             | 49 -------------------------
 media-libs/lcms/lcms-2.9.ebuild              | 52 ---------------------------
 4 files changed, 157 deletions(-)
Comment 2 John Helmert III archtester Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev Security 2020-12-27 09:50:27 UTC
Needs vote
Comment 3 Thomas Deutschmann (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2021-05-24 14:09:54 UTC
New GLSA request filed.
Comment 4 GLSAMaker/CVETool Bot gentoo-dev 2021-05-26 08:58:39 UTC
This issue was resolved and addressed in
 GLSA 202105-18 at
by GLSA coordinator Thomas Deutschmann (whissi).