FreeBSD : ghostscript -- zseticcspace() function buffer overflow vulnerability (ca8e56d5-e856-11dc-b5af-0017319806e7)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 31376


The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.


Chris Evans from the Google Security Team reports :

Severity: parsing of evil PostScript file will result in arbitrary code execution.

A stack-based buffer overflow in the zseticcspace() function in zicc.c allows remote arbitrary code execution via a malicious PostScript file (.ps) that contains a long Range array.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 31376

File Name: freebsd_pkg_ca8e56d5e85611dcb5af0017319806e7.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Published: 2008/03/07

Modified: 2016/05/05

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.9

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:ghostscript-gpl, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:ghostscript-gpl-nox11, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2008/03/05

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2008/02/28

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-0411

BID: 28017

CWE: 119