CVE-2018-10194

MEDIUM

Description

The set_text_distance function in devices/vector/gdevpdts.c in the pdfwrite component in Artifex Ghostscript through 9.22 does not prevent overflows in text-positioning calculation, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted PDF document.

References

http://git.ghostscript.com/?p=ghostpdl.git;a=commit;h=39b1e54b2968620723bf32e96764c88797714879

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1040729

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:2918

https://bugs.ghostscript.com/show_bug.cgi?id=699255

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/04/msg00028.html

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201811-12

https://usn.ubuntu.com/3636-1/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2018-04-18

Updated: 2019-07-24

Type: CWE-119

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

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

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

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

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 1.8

Severity: HIGH