CVE-2016-10220

NameCVE-2016-10220
DescriptionThe gs_makewordimagedevice function in base/gsdevmem.c in Artifex Software, Inc. Ghostscript 9.20 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and application crash) via a crafted file that is mishandled in the PDF Transparency module.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-905-1, DSA-3838-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs859694

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
ghostscript (PTS)wheezy9.05~dfsg-6.3+deb7u2vulnerable
wheezy (security)9.05~dfsg-6.3+deb7u7fixed
jessie9.06~dfsg-2+deb8u5fixed
jessie (security)9.06~dfsg-2+deb8u6fixed
stretch (security), stretch9.20~dfsg-3.2+deb9u1fixed
buster, sid9.22~dfsg-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
ghostscriptsource(unstable)9.20~dfsg-3.1medium859694
ghostscriptsourcejessie9.06~dfsg-2+deb8u5mediumDSA-3838-1
ghostscriptsourcewheezy9.05~dfsg-6.3+deb7u5mediumDLA-905-1

Notes

http://www.ghostscript.com/cgi-bin/findgit.cgi?daf85701dab05f17e924a48a81edc9195b4a04e8
https://bugs.ghostscript.com/show_bug.cgi?id=697450

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