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CVE-2004-1717 Detail

Description

Multiple buffer overflows in the psscan function in ps.c for gv (ghostview) allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a Postscript file with a long (1) BoundingBox, (2) comment, (3) Orientation, (4) PageOrder, or (5) Pages value.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  08/16/2004

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2004-1717
Original release date:
08/16/2004
Last revised:
07/10/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.5 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.4
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Provides user account access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (08/30/2006)

This CVE is a duplicate (rediscovery) of CVE-2002-0838

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=109267677114331&w=2 External Source BUGTRAQ 20040816 gv buffer overflows: here, there, and everywhere
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/10944 Exploit; Vendor Advisory External Source BID 10944
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/17019 External Source XF gv-psscan-header-bo(17019)

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