CVE-2018-16511

NameCVE-2018-16511
DescriptionAn issue was discovered in Artifex Ghostscript before 9.24. A type confusion in "ztype" could be used by remote attackers able to supply crafted PostScript to crash the interpreter or possibly have unspecified other impact.
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-1504-1, DSA-4288-1
NVD severitymedium
Debian Bugs907332

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
buster9.27~dfsg-2+deb10u3fixed
buster (security)9.27~dfsg-2+deb10u4fixed
bullseye9.52.1~dfsg-1fixed
sid9.53.1~dfsg-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
ghostscriptsourcejessie9.06~dfsg-2+deb8u8DLA-1504-1
ghostscriptsourcestretch9.20~dfsg-3.2+deb9u4DSA-4288-1
ghostscriptsource(unstable)9.22~dfsg-3907332

Notes

https://git.ghostscript.com/?p=ghostpdl.git;a=commit;h=0edd3d6c634a577db261615a9dc2719bca7f6e01
https://bugs.ghostscript.com/show_bug.cgi?id=699659

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