Published: 24 July 2015
Integer overflow in the gs_heap_alloc_bytes function in base/gsmalloc.c in Ghostscript 9.15 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted Postscript (ps) file, as demonstrated by using the ps2pdf command, which triggers an out-of-bounds read or write.
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
|Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr)||
Does not exist
(trusty was released [9.10~dfsg-0ubuntu10.4])
Reproducer file available in the upstream bug