CVE-2008-6679

Published: 08 April 2009

Buffer overflow in the BaseFont writer module in Ghostscript 8.62, and possibly other versions, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (ps2pdf crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted Postscript file.

Priority

Medium

Status

Package Release Status
ghostscript
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

Patches:
Upstream: http://svn.ghostscript.com/viewvc?view=rev&sortby=rev&revision=9304
gs-afpl
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

gs-esp
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

gs-gpl
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage