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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
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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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

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-416 Use After Free NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:artifex:afpl_ghostscript:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
8452f9238959a4d518af365812bf031fe4d8d4b7


Change History

4 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

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