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CVE-2009-3743 Detail

Current Description

Off-by-one error in the Ins_MINDEX function in the TrueType bytecode interpreter in Ghostscript before 8.71 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (heap memory corruption) via a malformed TrueType font in a document that trigger an integer overflow and a heap-based buffer overflow.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 9.3 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201412-17.xml
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/644319 US Government Resource
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/JALR-87YGN8 US Government Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/514892/100/0/threaded
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1024785
https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-0095.html

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:artifex:afpl_ghostscript:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:artifex:afpl_ghostscript:6.01:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:artifex:afpl_ghostscript:6.50:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:artifex:afpl_ghostscript:7.00:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:artifex:afpl_ghostscript:7.03:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:artifex:afpl_ghostscript:7.04:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:artifex:afpl_ghostscript:8.00:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:artifex:afpl_ghostscript:8.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:artifex:afpl_ghostscript:8.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:artifex:afpl_ghostscript:8.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:artifex:afpl_ghostscript:8.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:artifex:afpl_ghostscript:8.50:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:artifex:afpl_ghostscript:8.51:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:artifex:afpl_ghostscript:8.52:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:artifex:afpl_ghostscript:8.53:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:artifex:afpl_ghostscript:8.54:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:artifex:ghostscript_fonts:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:artifex:ghostscript_fonts:8.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:artifex:gpl_ghostscript:8.01:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:artifex:gpl_ghostscript:8.15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:artifex:gpl_ghostscript:8.50:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:artifex:gpl_ghostscript:8.51:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:artifex:gpl_ghostscript:8.54:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:artifex:gpl_ghostscript:8.56:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:artifex:gpl_ghostscript:8.57:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:artifex:gpl_ghostscript:8.60:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:artifex:gpl_ghostscript:8.61:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:artifex:gpl_ghostscript:8.62:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:artifex:gpl_ghostscript:8.63:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:artifex:gpl_ghostscript:8.64:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:artifex:gpl_ghostscript:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
8.70


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-3743
NVD Published Date:
08/26/2010
NVD Last Modified:
10/10/2018