CVE-2017-5951

Metadata

medium
4.3
ghostscript
CVE-2017-5951
cve.mitre.org, ubuntu.com, bugs.ghostscript.com
2017-04-03
2017-06-16 18:42
v3.5/main/ghostscript-9.21-r0
v3.4/main/ghostscript-9.21-r0
CVE-2017-5951 ghostscript
2017-06-15 02:31
2017-05-16 13:03
2017-05-10 23:47
2017-04-28 08:04
2017-04-14 10:20
2017-04-06 02:03
2017-04-04 02:03

Description

The mem_get_bits_rectangle function in base/gdevmem.c in Artifex Software, Inc. Ghostscript 9.20 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and application crash) via a crafted file.

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Affected package information

Release Package Patched in
devel ghostscript 9.19~dfsg+1-0ubuntu8
precise ghostscript 9.05~dfsg-0ubuntu4.5
trusty ghostscript 9.10~dfsg-0ubuntu10.7
upstream ghostscript None
xenial ghostscript 9.18~dfsg~0-0ubuntu2.4
yakkety ghostscript 9.19~dfsg+1-0ubuntu6.4
zesty ghostscript 9.19~dfsg+1-0ubuntu7.2

Unaffected

Release Package Reason
precise/esm ghostscript DNE
vivid/stable-phone-overlay ghostscript DNE
vivid/ubuntu-core ghostscript DNE