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Bug 1475830 - (CVE-2017-9726) CVE-2017-9726 ghostscript: Heap-buffer over-read in the Ins_MDRP function
CVE-2017-9726 ghostscript: Heap-buffer over-read in the Ins_MDRP function
Status: NEW
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1475838
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Reported: 2017-07-27 08:52 EDT by Andrej Nemec
Modified: 2017-07-27 09:00 EDT (History)
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Description Andrej Nemec 2017-07-27 08:52:14 EDT
The Ins_MDRP function in base/ttinterp.c in Artifex Ghostscript GhostXPS 9.22 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer over-read and application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted document.

Upstream patch:;a=commit;h=7755e67116e8973ee0e3b22d653df026a84fa01b

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Comment 1 Andrej Nemec 2017-07-27 09:00:52 EDT
Created ghostscript tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1475838]

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