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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-0792

Original release date: 04/14/2009
Last revised: 08/21/2010
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Multiple integer overflows in icc.c in the International Color Consortium (ICC) Format library (aka icclib), as used in Ghostscript 8.64 and earlier and Argyll Color Management System (CMS) 1.0.3 and earlier, allow context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer overflow and application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code by using a device file for a translation request that operates on a crafted image file and targets a certain "native color space," related to an ICC profile in a (1) PostScript or (2) PDF file with embedded images. NOTE: this issue exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2009-0583.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2009-0060
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2009:095
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-3435
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 34726
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11207
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-757-1
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-3709
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2009:0420
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2009:011
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2009:0421
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 34732
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2009:096
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=491853
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-3430
External Source: XF
Name: ghostscript-icc-bo(50381)
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 34667
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20090417 rPSA-2009-0060-1 ghostscript
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 34729
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 34373
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 35416
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 35569
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 262288
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 34711
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2009-155.htm
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-3710
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 35559
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-1708
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2009:009

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11207
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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