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CVE-2016-8602

Published: 12 October 2016

The .sethalftone5 function in psi/zht2.c in Ghostscript before 9.21 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted Postscript document that calls .sethalftone5 with an empty operand stack.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 7.8

Status

Package Release Status
ghostscript
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream Needed

precise
Released (9.05~dfsg-0ubuntu4.4)
trusty Does not exist
(trusty was released [9.10~dfsg-0ubuntu10.5])
xenial
Released (9.18~dfsg~0-0ubuntu2.2)
yakkety
Released (9.19~dfsg+1-0ubuntu6.2)
Patches:
upstream: http://git.ghostscript.com/?p=ghostpdl.git;a=commit;h=f5c7555c30393e64ec1f5ab0dfae5b55b3b3fc78