CVE-2009-0196

HIGH

Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in the big2_decode_symbol_dict function (jbig2_symbol_dict.c) in the JBIG2 decoding library (jbig2dec) in Ghostscript 8.64, and probably earlier versions, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a PDF file with a JBIG2 symbol dictionary segment with a large run length value.

References

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-04/msg00010.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-06/msg00003.html

http://osvdb.org/53492

http://secunia.com/advisories/34292

http://secunia.com/advisories/34667

http://secunia.com/advisories/34729

http://secunia.com/advisories/34732

http://secunia.com/advisories/35416

http://secunia.com/advisories/35559

http://secunia.com/advisories/35569

http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2009-21/

http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201412-17.xml

http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-262288-1

http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2009-0060

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:095

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-0421.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/502586/100/0/threaded

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/502757/100/0/threaded

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/34445

http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1022029

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0983

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1708

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/attachment.cgi?id=337747

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10533

https://usn.ubuntu.com/757-1/

https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-April/msg00460.html

https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-April/msg00461.html

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2009-04-16

Updated: 2018-10-11

Type: CWE-119

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: HIGH