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Rocky Linux: CVE-2020-17538: ghostscript (RLSA-2021-1852)

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Rocky Linux: CVE-2020-17538: ghostscript (RLSA-2021-1852)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
08/13/2020
Created
03/13/2024
Added
03/12/2024
Modified
03/12/2024

Description

A buffer overflow vulnerability in GetNumSameData() in contrib/lips4/gdevlips.c of Artifex Software GhostScript v9.50 allows a remote attacker to cause a denial of service via a crafted PDF file. This is fixed in v9.51.

Solution(s)

  • rocky-upgrade-ghostscript
  • rocky-upgrade-ghostscript-debuginfo
  • rocky-upgrade-ghostscript-debugsource
  • rocky-upgrade-ghostscript-doc
  • rocky-upgrade-ghostscript-tools-dvipdf
  • rocky-upgrade-ghostscript-tools-fonts
  • rocky-upgrade-ghostscript-tools-printing
  • rocky-upgrade-ghostscript-x11
  • rocky-upgrade-ghostscript-x11-debuginfo
  • rocky-upgrade-libgs
  • rocky-upgrade-libgs-debuginfo
  • rocky-upgrade-libgs-devel

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