Bug 1441572 (CVE-2017-5951) - CVE-2017-5951 ghostscript: NULL pointer dereference in the mem_get_bits_rectangle function
Summary: CVE-2017-5951 ghostscript: NULL pointer dereference in the mem_get_bits_recta...
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: CVE-2017-5951
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
low
low
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Keywords: Security
Depends On: 1441581
Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2017-04-12 08:55 UTC by Andrej Nemec
Modified: 2019-06-08 21:55 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2017-04-12 11:36:29 UTC


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Description Andrej Nemec 2017-04-12 08:55:18 UTC
The mem_get_bits_rectangle function in base/gdevmem.c in Artifex Software, Inc. Ghostscript allows attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and application crash) via a crafted file. 

Upstream patch:

http://git.ghostscript.com/?p=user/chrisl/ghostpdl.git;a=commitdiff;h=bfa6b2ec

Upstream bug:

https://bugs.ghostscript.com/show_bug.cgi?id=697548

Comment 1 Andrej Nemec 2017-04-12 09:01:52 UTC
Created ghostscript tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1441581]


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