Bug 1441571 (CVE-2016-10220) - CVE-2016-10220 ghostscript: NULL pointer dereference in the gs_makewordimagedevice function
Summary: CVE-2016-10220 ghostscript: NULL pointer dereference in the gs_makewordimaged...
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Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: CVE-2016-10220
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1441581
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2017-04-12 08:53 UTC by Andrej Nemec
Modified: 2019-09-29 14:09 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2017-04-12 11:36:24 UTC


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Description Andrej Nemec 2017-04-12 08:53:25 UTC
The gs_makewordimagedevice function in base/gsdevmem.c in Artifex Software, Inc. Ghostscript allows attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and application crash) via a crafted file that is mishandled in the PDF Transparency module. 

Upstream patch:

http://git.ghostscript.com/?p=ghostpdl.git;h=daf85701dab05f17e924a48a81edc9195b4a04e8

Upstream bug:

https://bugs.ghostscript.com/show_bug.cgi?id=697450

Comment 1 Andrej Nemec 2017-04-12 09:01:39 UTC
Created ghostscript tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1441581]


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