Bug 1434353 (CVE-2017-7207) - CVE-2017-7207 ghostscript: NULL pointer dereference in mem_get_bits_rectangle()
Summary: CVE-2017-7207 ghostscript: NULL pointer dereference in mem_get_bits_rectangle()
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Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Alias: CVE-2017-7207
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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low
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1434497 1435546
Blocks: 1415638 1434354
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Reported: 2017-03-21 10:42 UTC by Adam Mariš
Modified: 2019-09-29 14:08 UTC (History)
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A NULL pointer dereference flaw was found in ghostscript's mem_get_bits_rectangle function. A specially crafted postscript document could cause a crash in the context of the gs process.
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Last Closed: 2019-06-08 03:09:22 UTC


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Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2017:2180 0 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Low: ghostscript security and bug fix update 2017-08-01 19:40:55 UTC

Description Adam Mariš 2017-03-21 10:42:23 UTC
A null pointer vulnerability was found in mem_get_bits_rectangle() when trying to read from unallocated memory.

Upstream bug:

https://bugs.ghostscript.com/show_bug.cgi?id=697676

Upstream patch:

http://git.ghostscript.com/?p=ghostpdl.git;h=309eca4e0a31ea70dcc844812691439312dad091

Comment 1 David Kaspar // Dee'Kej 2017-03-21 14:53:09 UTC
Hello Adam,

will you be creating a BZ for this in Fedora as well, or should I clone it? I'm currently waiting for it.

Best regards,

Dee'Kej

Comment 2 Adam Mariš 2017-03-21 15:46:19 UTC
Created ghostscript tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1434497]

Comment 3 Adam Mariš 2017-03-21 15:47:54 UTC
(In reply to David Kaspar [Dee'Kej] from comment #1)
> Hello Adam,
> 
> will you be creating a BZ for this in Fedora as well, or should I clone it?
> I'm currently waiting for it.
> 
> Best regards,
> 
> Dee'Kej

Hi David,

Sorry, forgot to create it. It's done now. Thanks for noticing!

Comment 8 errata-xmlrpc 2017-08-01 23:06:00 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

Via RHSA-2017:2180 https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2180


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