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CVE-2010-1628

Published: 19 May 2010

Ghostscript 8.64, 8.70, and possibly other versions allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via a PostScript file containing unlimited recursive procedure invocations, which trigger memory corruption in the stack of the interpreter.

Notes

AuthorNote
mdeslaur
reproducer doesn't appear to work on dapper's gs-esp

Priority

Medium

Status

Package Release Status
ghostscript
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
dapper Does not exist

hardy
Released (8.61.dfsg.1-1ubuntu3.3)
intrepid Ignored
(end of life)
jaunty
Released (8.64.dfsg.1-0ubuntu8.1)
karmic
Released (8.70.dfsg.1-0ubuntu3.1)
lucid
Released (8.71.dfsg.1-0ubuntu5.2)
upstream Needed

Patches:
upstream: http://svn.ghostscript.com/viewvc?view=rev&revision=11414
gs-gpl
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
dapper Ignored
(end of life)
hardy Does not exist

intrepid Does not exist

jaunty Does not exist

karmic Does not exist

lucid Does not exist

upstream Needs triage

gs-afpl
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
dapper Ignored
(end of life)
hardy Does not exist

intrepid Does not exist

jaunty Does not exist

karmic Does not exist

lucid Does not exist

upstream Needs triage

gs-esp
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
dapper Not vulnerable
(doesn't reproduce)
hardy Does not exist

intrepid Does not exist

jaunty Does not exist

karmic Does not exist

lucid Does not exist

upstream Needs triage