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USN-599-1: Ghostscript vulnerability

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USN-599-1: Ghostscript vulnerability

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
02/28/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/06/2013
Modified
07/09/2020

Description

Stack-based buffer overflow in the zseticcspace function in zicc.c in Ghostscript 8.61 and earlier allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a postscript (.ps) file containing a long Range array in a .seticcspace operator.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-gs-esp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-gs-gpl
  • ubuntu-upgrade-libgs8

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