CVE-2018-10194

Published: 18 April 2018

The set_text_distance function in devices/vector/gdevpdts.c in the pdfwrite component in Artifex Ghostscript through 9.22 does not prevent overflows in text-positioning calculation, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted PDF document.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 7.8

Status

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

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Released (9.22~dfsg+1-0ubuntu1.1)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus)
Released (9.18~dfsg~0-0ubuntu2.8)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist
(trusty was released [9.10~dfsg-0ubuntu10.12])
Patches:
Upstream: http://git.ghostscript.com/?p=ghostpdl.git;a=commit;h=39b1e54b2968620723bf32e96764c88797714879