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CVE-2020-16309

Published: 13 August 2020

A buffer overflow vulnerability in lxm5700m_print_page() in devices/gdevlxm.c of Artifex Software GhostScript v9.50 allows a remote attacker to cause a denial of service via a crafted eps file. This is fixed in v9.51.

Priority

Medium

Cvss 3 Severity Score

5.5

Score breakdown

Status

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

upstream
Released (9.51~dfsg-1)
Patches:
upstream: https://git.ghostscript.com/?p=ghostpdl.git;a=commit;h=a6f7464dddc689386668a38b92dfd03cc1b38a10

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:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H