Bug 1870248 (CVE-2020-16309)

Summary: CVE-2020-16309 ghostscript: buffer overflow in lxm5700m_print_page() in devices/gdevlxm.c could result in a DoS
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Michael Kaplan <mkaplan>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
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Version: unspecifiedCC: amasferr, chazlett, deekej, jlyle, mosvald, twaugh, zdohnal
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OS: Linux   
Fixed In Version: ghostscript 9.51 Doc Type: If docs needed, set a value
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Bug Depends On: 1870250, 1872492, 1872493    
Bug Blocks: 1870273    

Description Michael Kaplan 2020-08-19 15:26:05 UTC
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.



Comment 1 Michael Kaplan 2020-08-19 15:26:22 UTC
Created ghostscript tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1870250]

Comment 3 Todd Cullum 2020-08-25 21:57:33 UTC
Flaw summary:
An incorrect buffer offset calculation could result in a heap buffer overflow -> out-of-bounds write in lxm5700m_print_page() of /devices/gdevlxm.c when ghostscript is provided with a crafted input PDF file.

Comment 5 errata-xmlrpc 2021-05-18 15:37:10 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8

Via RHSA-2021:1852 https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2021:1852

Comment 6 Product Security DevOps Team 2021-05-18 20:35:41 UTC
This bug is now closed. Further updates for individual products will be reflected on the CVE page(s):