CVE-2009-3743

high

Description

Off-by-one error in the Ins_MINDEX function in the TrueType bytecode interpreter in Ghostscript before 8.71 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (heap memory corruption) via a malformed TrueType font in a document that trigger an integer overflow and a heap-based buffer overflow.

References

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

http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/644319

http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/JALR-87YGN8

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/514892/100/0/threaded

http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1024785

https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-0095.html

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2010-08-26

Updated: 2018-10-10

Type: CWE-189

Risk Information

CVSS v2

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