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CVE-2010-1628 Detail

Current Description

Ghostscript 8.64, 8.70, and possibly other versions allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via a PostScript file containing unlimited recursive procedure invocations, which trigger memory corruption in the stack of the interpreter.

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://bugs.ghostscript.com/show_bug.cgi?id=691295
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-08/msg00001.html
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2010/May/134 Exploit
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201412-17.xml
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:134
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/05/12/1 Exploit
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/05/18/7 Exploit
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/511243/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/40107 Exploit
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-961-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/1138 Vendor Advisory
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/ghostscript/+bug/546009 Exploit

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:artifex:gpl_ghostscript:8.64:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:artifex:gpl_ghostscript:8.70:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2010-1628
NVD Published Date:
05/19/2010
NVD Last Modified:
10/10/2018