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SUSE Linux Security Vulnerability: CVE-2009-3743

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SUSE Linux Security Vulnerability: CVE-2009-3743

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
08/26/2010
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/12/2013
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)

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

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