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CVE-2017-7207 Detail

Current Description

The mem_get_bits_rectangle function in Artifex Software, Inc. Ghostscript 9.20 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference) via a crafted PostScript document.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  03/21/2017      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-7207
Original release date:
03/21/2017
Last revised:
01/04/2018
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 3.0):
CVSS v3 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 (legend)
Impact Score:
3.6
Exploitability Score:
1.8
CVSS Version 3 Metrics:
Attack Vector (AV):
Local
Attack Complexity (AC):
Low
Privileges Required (PR):
None
User Interaction (UI):
Required
Scope (S):
Unchanged
Confidentiality (C):
None
Integrity (I):
None
Availability (A):
High
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
4.3 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3838 External Source DEBIAN DSA-3838
http://www.ghostscript.com/cgi-bin/findgit.cgi?309eca4e0a31ea70dcc844812691439312dad091 Issue Tracking; Patch; Third Party Advisory External Source CONFIRM http://www.ghostscript.com/cgi-bin/findgit.cgi?309eca4e0a31ea70dcc844812691439312dad091
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/96995 Third Party Advisory; VDB Entry External Source BID 96995
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1039071 External Source SECTRACK 1039071
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2180 External Source REDHAT RHSA-2017:2180
https://bugs.ghostscript.com/show_bug.cgi?id=697676 Issue Tracking; Patch External Source CONFIRM https://bugs.ghostscript.com/show_bug.cgi?id=697676
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201708-06 External Source GENTOO GLSA-201708-06

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • NULL Pointer Dereference (CWE-476)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:artifex:ghostscript:9.20:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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