CVE-2020-16293

MEDIUM

Description

A null pointer dereference vulnerability in compose_group_nonknockout_nonblend_isolated_allmask_common() in base/gxblend.c of Artifex Software GhostScript v9.50 allows a remote attacker to cause a denial of service via a crafted PDF file. This is fixed in v9.51.

References

https://bugs.ghostscript.com/show_bug.cgi?id=701795

https://git.ghostscript.com/?p=ghostpdl.git;a=commit;h=7870f4951bcc6a153f317e3439e14d0e929fd231

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2020/08/msg00032.html

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202008-20

https://usn.ubuntu.com/4469-1/

https://www.debian.org/security/2020/dsa-4748

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2020-08-13

Updated: 2020-08-31

Type: CWE-476

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

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 v3.0

Base Score: 5.5

Vector: CVSS:3.1/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