Bug 1390489 - CVE-2016-7979 ghostscript: Type confusion in .initialize_dsc_parser allows remote code execution [fedora-all]
Summary: CVE-2016-7979 ghostscript: Type confusion in .initialize_dsc_parser allows re...
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Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: ghostscript
Version: 24
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: David Kaspar // Dee'Kej
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Whiteboard:
Depends On:
Blocks: CVE-2016-7979
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2016-11-01 08:42 UTC by Cedric Buissart
Modified: 2016-11-24 10:57 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

Fixed In Version: ghostscript-9.20-5.fc23 ghostscript-9.20-5.fc24 ghostscript-9.20-5.fc25
Doc Type: Release Note
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Clone Of:
Environment:
Last Closed: 2016-11-01 12:56:03 UTC
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Description Cedric Buissart 2016-11-01 08:42:52 UTC
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that one or more security vulnerabilities are fixed in affected versions
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Comment 1 Cedric Buissart 2016-11-01 08:43:01 UTC
Use the following template to for the 'fedpkg update' request to submit an
update for this issue as it contains the top-level parent bug(s) as well as
this tracking bug.  This will ensure that all associated bugs get updated
when new packages are pushed to stable.

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# bugfix, security, enhancement, newpackage (required)
type=security

# testing, stable
request=testing

# Bug numbers: 1234,9876
bugs=1382305,1390489

# Description of your update
notes=Security fix for CVE-2016-7979

# Enable request automation based on the stable/unstable karma thresholds
autokarma=True
stable_karma=3
unstable_karma=-3

# Automatically close bugs when this marked as stable
close_bugs=True

# Suggest that users restart after update
suggest_reboot=False

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Comment 2 David Kaspar // Dee'Kej 2016-11-01 14:09:43 UTC
Commit fixing this CVE:
http://pkgs.fedoraproject.org/cgit/rpms/ghostscript.git/commit/?id=040b22b22c7cbf


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