|Date: (C)2006-11-10 (M)2017-07-21|
|CVSS Score: 5.1||Access Vector: NETWORK|
|Exploitability Subscore: 4.9||Access Complexity: HIGH|
|Impact Subscore: 6.4||Authentication: NONE|
| ||Confidentiality: PARTIAL|
| ||Integrity: PARTIAL|
| ||Availability: PARTIAL|
Stack-based buffer overflow in the ps_gettext function in ps.c for GNU gv 3.6.2, and possibly earlier versions, allows user-assisted attackers to execute arbitrary code via a PostScript (PS) file with certain headers that contain long comments, as demonstrated using the (1) DocumentMedia, (2) DocumentPaperSizes, and possibly (3) PageMedia and (4) PaperSize headers. NOTE: this issue can be exploited through other products that use gv such as evince.