Artifex Ghostscript PostScript Handling Buffer Overflow DoS
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 109405
SynopsisThe remote Windows host contains a library that is affected by a denial of service vulnerability.
DescriptionThe version of Artifex Ghostscript installed on the remote Windows host is 9.22 or earlier. It is, therefore, affected by a denial of service vulnerability due to improperly handling PostScript data. A context-dependent attacker could cause a buffer overflow, potentially crashing the service.
SolutionUpdate to 9.23 or refer to bug 699255 for possible workarounds or patches.