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Ghostscript <= 9.25 DoS Vulnerability (Linux)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Denial of Service

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

1 year ago

Modified

Modified

1 year ago

Summary

Ghostscript is prone to a denial of service (DoS) vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

There exists a use after free in igc_reloc_struct_ptr() of psi/igc.c which can cause a denial of service when an attacker supplies a specially crafted PDF file.

Affected Software

Affected Software

Ghostscript through version 9.25.

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

Update to version 9.26 or later.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)