CVE-2010-1628

NameCVE-2010-1628
DescriptionGhostscript 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.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2093-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs584516

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
ghostscript (PTS)wheezy (security), wheezy9.05~dfsg-6.3+deb7u2fixed
jessie (security), jessie9.06~dfsg-2+deb8u1fixed
stretch, sid9.19~dfsg-3fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
ghostscriptsource(unstable)8.71~dfsg2-4medium584516
ghostscriptsourcelenny8.62.dfsg.1-3.2lenny5highDSA-2093-1

Notes

no upstream fix available, see issue #1 in ubuntu bug report:
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/ghostscript/+bug/546009
http://bugs.ghostscript.com/show_bug.cgi?id=691295

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