Vulnerability CVE-2015-3228


Published: 2015-08-11

Description:
Integer overflow in the gs_heap_alloc_bytes function in base/gsmalloc.c in Ghostscript 9.15 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted Postscript (ps) file, as demonstrated by using the ps2pdf command, which triggers an out-of-bounds read or write.

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
6.8/10
6.4/10
8.6/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
Partial
Partial
Affected software
Artifex -> Afpl ghostscript 

 References:
http://bugs.ghostscript.com/show_bug.cgi?id=696041
http://bugs.ghostscript.com/show_bug.cgi?id=696070
http://git.ghostscript.com/?p=ghostpdl.git;a=commitdiff;h=0c0b0859
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/07/23/14
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3326
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/bulletinjul2016-3090568.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/76017
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1033149
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2697-1
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1232805
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201612-33

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