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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for ghostscript (ALAS-2012-42) (multiple CVEs)

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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for ghostscript (ALAS-2012-42) (multiple CVEs)

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
08/26/2010
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/28/2014
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Off-by-one error in the Ins_MINDEX function in the TrueType bytecode interpreter in Ghostscript before 8.71 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (heap memory corruption) via a malformed TrueType font in a document that trigger an integer overflow and a heap-based buffer overflow.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-ghostscript
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-ghostscript-debuginfo
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-ghostscript-devel
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-ghostscript-doc

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-ghostscript
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-ghostscript-debuginfo
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-ghostscript-devel
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-ghostscript-doc

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