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; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)
ReferencesDSA-2093-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote, user-initiated)
Debian Bugs584516
Debian/oldoldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/oldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/stablenot vulnerable.
Debian/testingnot vulnerable.
Debian/unstablenot vulnerable.

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
ghostscript (PTS)squeeze, squeeze (security)8.71~dfsg2-9+squeeze1fixed
squeeze (lts)8.71~dfsg2-9+squeeze2fixed
wheezy9.05~dfsg-6.3+deb7u1fixed
wheezy (security)9.05~dfsg-6.3+deb7u2fixed
jessie9.06~dfsg-2fixed
jessie (security)9.06~dfsg-2+deb8u1fixed
stretch9.15~dfsg-1fixed
sid9.16~dfsg-2fixed

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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