CVE-2017-9727

NameCVE-2017-9727
DescriptionThe gx_ttfReader__Read function in base/gxttfb.c in Artifex Ghostscript GhostXPS 9.21 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer over-read and application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted document.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-1048-1, DSA-3986-1
NVD severitymedium
Debian Bugs869913

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
ghostscript (PTS)stretch9.26a~dfsg-0+deb9u6fixed
stretch (security)9.26a~dfsg-0+deb9u7fixed
buster, buster (security)9.27~dfsg-2+deb10u4fixed
bullseye9.52.1~dfsg-1fixed
sid9.53.3~dfsg-5fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
ghostscriptsourceexperimental9.22~~rc1~dfsg-1
ghostscriptsourcewheezy9.05~dfsg-6.3+deb7u7DLA-1048-1
ghostscriptsourcejessie9.06~dfsg-2+deb8u6DSA-3986-1
ghostscriptsourcestretch9.20~dfsg-3.2+deb9u1DSA-3986-1
ghostscriptsource(unstable)9.22~dfsg-1869913

Notes

http://bugs.ghostscript.com/show_bug.cgi?id=698056
https://git.ghostscript.com/?p=ghostpdl.git;a=commit;h=937ccd17ac65935633b2ebc06cb7089b91e17e6b (ghostpdl-9.22rc1)

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