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CVE-2007-6725 Detail

Current Description

The CCITTFax decoding filter in Ghostscript 8.60, 8.61, and possibly other versions, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted PDF file that triggers a buffer underflow in the cf_decode_2d function.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-06/msg00003.html
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-262288-1
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2009-155.htm
http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2009-0060
http://www.mail-archive.com/fedora-package-announce@redhat.com/msg11830.html
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:095
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:096
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/04/01/10
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-0420.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-0421.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/502757/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/34337
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1708
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=229174 Exploit
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=493442 Exploit
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9507
https://usn.ubuntu.com/757-1/

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer (CWE-119)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
OR
 cpe:2.3:a:ghostscript:ghostscript:8.60:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ghostscript:ghostscript:8.61:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-6725
NVD Published Date:
04/08/2009
NVD Last Modified:
10/15/2018