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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2010-1628

Original release date: 05/19/2010
Last revised: 01/09/2015


Ghostscript 8.64, 8.70, and possibly other versions allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via a PostScript file containing unlimited recursive procedure invocations, which trigger memory corruption in the stack of the interpreter.


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: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2010:134
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2010:014
External Source: BID
Name: 40107
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20100518 Re: CVE assignment: ghostscript stack-based overflow
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20100511 Re: CVE assignment: ghostscript stack-based overflow
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-1138
Type: Advisory
External Source: MISC
Name: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/ghostscript/+bug/546009
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-201412-17
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20100512 Multiple memory corruption vulnerabilities in Ghostscript
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-961-1
External Source: MISC
Name: http://bugs.ghostscript.com/show_bug.cgi?id=691295
External Source: FULLDISC
Name: 20100511 Multiple memory corruption vulnerabilities in Ghostscript

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