Vulnerability CVE-2009-3743


Published: 2010-08-26   Modified: 2012-02-13

Description:
Off-by-one error in the Ins_MINDEX function in the TrueType bytecode interpreter in Ghostscript before 8.71 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (heap memory corruption) via a malformed TrueType font in a document that trigger an integer overflow and a heap-based buffer overflow.

Type:

CWE-189

(Numeric Errors)

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
9.3/10
10/10
8.6/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Complete
Complete
Complete
Affected software
Artifex -> Afpl ghostscript 
Artifex -> Ghostscript fonts 
Artifex -> Gpl ghostscript 

 References:
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201412-17.xml
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/644319
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/JALR-87YGN8
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/514892/100/0/threaded
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1024785
https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-0095.html

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