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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2020-27792): Ghostscript vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2020-27792): Ghostscript vulnerabilities

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
08/19/2022
Created
09/23/2022
Added
09/21/2022
Modified
09/28/2022

Description

A heap-based buffer over write vulnerability was found in GhostScript's lp8000_print_page() function in gdevlp8k.c file. An attacker could trick a user to open a crafted PDF file, triggering the heap buffer overflow that could lead to memory corruption or a denial of service.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-ghostscript
  • ubuntu-upgrade-ghostscript-x
  • ubuntu-upgrade-libgs9

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