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CVE-2017-8908

Published: 12 May 2017

The mark_line_tr function in gxscanc.c in Artifex Ghostscript 9.21 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read) via a crafted PostScript document.

Notes

AuthorNote
tyhicks
mark_line_tr() was first introduced in 9.20

Priority

Medium

Cvss 3 Severity Score

5.5

Score breakdown

Status

Package Release Status
ghostscript
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
trusty Does not exist
(trusty was not-affected [code not present])
upstream Needed

xenial Not vulnerable
(code not present)
yakkety Not vulnerable
(code not present)
zesty Not vulnerable
(code not present)

Severity score breakdown

Parameter Value
Base score 5.5
Attack vector Local
Attack complexity Low
Privileges required None
User interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality None
Integrity impact None
Availability impact High
Vector CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H