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CVE-2020-16304

Published: 13 August 2020

A buffer overflow vulnerability in image_render_color_thresh() in base/gxicolor.c of Artifex Software GhostScript v9.50 allows a remote attacker to escalate privileges via a crafted eps file. This is fixed in v9.51.

Notes

AuthorNote
Debian
PoC requires de8b6458abaeb9d0b14f02377f3e617f2854e647 (9.27) to
trigger
Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 5.5

Status

Package Release Status
ghostscript
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic
Released (9.26~dfsg+0-0ubuntu0.18.04.13)
focal
Released (9.50~dfsg-5ubuntu4.2)
precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (9.51~dfsg-1)
xenial Not vulnerable
(code not present)
Patches:
upstream: https://git.ghostscript.com/?p=ghostpdl.git;a=commit;h=027c546e0dd11e0526f1780a7f3c2c66acffe209