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SUSE Linux Security Vulnerability: CVE-2009-0196

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
04/16/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/17/2015
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in the big2_decode_symbol_dict function (jbig2_symbol_dict.c) in the JBIG2 decoding library (jbig2dec) in Ghostscript 8.64, and probably earlier versions, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a PDF file with a JBIG2 symbol dictionary segment with a large run length value.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-ghostscript-devel
  • suse-upgrade-ghostscript-fonts-other
  • suse-upgrade-ghostscript-fonts-rus
  • suse-upgrade-ghostscript-fonts-std
  • suse-upgrade-ghostscript-ijs-devel
  • suse-upgrade-ghostscript-library
  • suse-upgrade-ghostscript-omni
  • suse-upgrade-ghostscript-serv
  • suse-upgrade-ghostscript-x11
  • suse-upgrade-libgimpprint
  • suse-upgrade-libgimpprint-devel

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