CVE-2016-9601

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Description

ghostscript before version 9.21 is vulnerable to a heap based buffer overflow that was found in the ghostscript jbig2_decode_gray_scale_image function which is used to decode halftone segments in a JBIG2 image. A document (PostScript or PDF) with an embedded, specially crafted, jbig2 image could trigger a segmentation fault in ghostscript.

References

http://git.ghostscript.com/?p=jbig2dec.git;a=commit;h=e698d5c11d27212aa1098bc5b1673a3378563092

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/97095

https://bugs.ghostscript.com/show_bug.cgi?id=697457

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2016-9601

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201706-24

https://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3817

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2018-04-24

Updated: 2019-10-09

Type: CWE-119

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 4.3

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

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3

Base Score: 5.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 1.8

Severity: MEDIUM

Tenable Plugins

View all (16 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
153342EulerOS 2.0 SP2 : ghostscript (EulerOS-SA-2021-2372)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
high
135661EulerOS Virtualization 3.0.2.2 : ghostscript (EulerOS-SA-2020-1499)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
critical
134529EulerOS Virtualization for ARM 64 3.0.2.0 : ghostscript (EulerOS-SA-2020-1240)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
critical
132121EulerOS 2.0 SP3 : ghostscript (EulerOS-SA-2019-2586)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
high
131802EulerOS 2.0 SP5 : ghostscript (EulerOS-SA-2019-2528)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
high
110036SUSE SLES11 Security Update : ghostscript-library (SUSE-SU-2018:1369-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
109572SUSE SLES11 Security Update : ghostscript-library (SUSE-SU-2018:1140-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
101019GLSA-201706-24 : jbig2dec: Multiple vulnerabilitiesNessusGentoo Local Security Checks
medium
100413Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / 16.04 LTS / 16.10 / 17.04 : jbig2dec vulnerabilities (USN-3297-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
100410SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : ghostscript (SUSE-SU-2017:1404-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
100041openSUSE Security Update : ghostscript (openSUSE-2017-558)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
99761SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : ghostscript (SUSE-SU-2017:1138-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
99002Debian DLA-874-1 : jbig2dec security updateNessusDebian Local Security Checks
medium
97967Debian DSA-3817-1 : jbig2dec - security updateNessusDebian Local Security Checks
medium
96889Fedora 24 : ghostscript (2017-5136456ce3)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
medium
96846Fedora 25 : ghostscript (2017-15f85f1cf1)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
medium