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CVE-2017-6196 Detail

Current Description

Multiple use-after-free vulnerabilities in the gx_image_enum_begin function in base/gxipixel.c in Ghostscript before ecceafe3abba2714ef9b432035fe0739d9b1a283 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted PostScript document.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  02/23/2017
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector: AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 5.9
Exploitability Score: 1.8


Attack Vector (AV): Local
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): Required
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): High
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
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://git.ghostscript.com/?p=ghostpdl.git;h=ecceafe3abba2714ef9b432035fe0739d9b1a283 Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/96428
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037899
https://bugs.ghostscript.com/show_bug.cgi?id=697596 Issue Tracking Patch
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201708-06

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-6196
NVD Published Date:
02/23/2017
NVD Last Modified:
08/21/2017