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CVE-2016-10220 Detail

Current Description

The gs_makewordimagedevice function in base/gsdevmem.c in Artifex Software, Inc. Ghostscript 9.20 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and application crash) via a crafted file that is mishandled in the PDF Transparency module.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 5.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3838
http://www.ghostscript.com/cgi-bin/findgit.cgi?daf85701dab05f17e924a48a81edc9195b4a04e8 Issue Tracking Vendor Advisory
https://bugs.ghostscript.com/show_bug.cgi?id=697450 Exploit Issue Tracking Patch
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201708-06

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-476 NULL Pointer Dereference NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:artifex:ghostscript:9.20:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-10220
NVD Published Date:
04/03/2017
NVD Last Modified:
11/03/2017