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CVE-2017-9620 Detail

Current Description

The xps_select_font_encoding function in xps/xpsfont.c in Artifex Ghostscript GhostXPS 9.21 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer over-read and application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted document, related to the xps_encode_font_char_imp function.

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;a=commit;h=3ee55637480d5e319a5de0481b01c3346855cbc9 Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/99990 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://bugs.ghostscript.com/show_bug.cgi?id=698050 Exploit Issue Tracking Third Party Advisory
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201811-12 Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-125 Out-of-bounds Read NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:artifex:ghostscript_ghostxps:9.21:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-9620
NVD Published Date:
07/26/2017
NVD Last Modified:
10/02/2019