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CVE-2008-6679

Date: (C)2009-04-08   (M)2017-10-04
 
CVSS Score: 5.0Access Vector: NETWORK
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0Access Complexity: LOW
Impact Subscore: 2.9Authentication: NONE
 Confidentiality: NONE
 Integrity: NONE
 Availability: PARTIAL











Buffer overflow in the BaseFont writer module in Ghostscript 8.62, and possibly other versions, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (ps2pdf crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted Postscript file.

Reference:
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/502757/100/0/threaded
SUNALERT-262288
SECUNIA-34667
SECUNIA-34729
SECUNIA-34732
SECUNIA-35416
SECUNIA-35559
SECUNIA-35569
ADV-2009-1708
FEDORA-2009-3709
FEDORA-2009-3710
MDVSA-2009:095
RHSA-2009:0421
SUSE-SR:2009:011
USN-757-1
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/04/01/10
http://bugs.ghostscript.com/show_bug.cgi?id=690211
http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2009-0060
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=493445

CWE    1
CWE-119
OVAL    10
oval:org.secpod.oval:def:300532
oval:org.secpod.oval:def:500640
oval:org.secpod.oval:def:700473
oval:org.secpod.oval:def:202116
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