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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-0584

Original release date: 03/23/2009
Last revised: 08/21/2010


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, allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code by using a device file for processing a crafted image file associated with large integer values for certain sizes, related to an ICC profile in a (1) PostScript or (2) PDF file with embedded images.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 HIGH
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
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://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2009-098.htm
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-3031
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2009:007
External Source: XF
Name: ghostscript-icclib-bo(49327)
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2009-0050
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2991
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-2885
Type: Advisory
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20090319 rPSA-2009-0050-1 ghostscript
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200903-37
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-3011
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1021868
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 262288
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-0816
Type: Advisory
External Source: BID
Name: 34184
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2009:095
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=487744
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-757-1
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-743-1
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10544
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: AUSCERT
Name: ESB-2009.0259
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-2883
Type: Advisory
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2009:096
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2009:0345
Type: Advisory
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1746
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-0776
Type: Advisory
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-1708
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=261087
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-0777
Type: Advisory

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10544
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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