CVE-2018-17183

NameCVE-2018-17183
DescriptionArtifex Ghostscript before 9.25 allowed a user-writable error exception table, which could be used by remote attackers able to supply crafted PostScript to potentially overwrite or replace error handlers to inject code.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-1527-1, DSA-4294-1

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
ghostscript (PTS)buster, buster (security)9.27~dfsg-2+deb10u5fixed
bullseye (security), bullseye9.53.3~dfsg-7+deb11u2fixed
bookworm, sid9.56.1~dfsg-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
ghostscriptsourcejessie9.06~dfsg-2+deb8u9DLA-1527-1
ghostscriptsourcestretch9.20~dfsg-3.2+deb9u5DSA-4294-1
ghostscriptsource(unstable)9.25~dfsg-1

Notes

https://bugs.ghostscript.com/show_bug.cgi?id=699708
https://git.ghostscript.com/?p=ghostpdl.git;a=commit;h=fb713b3818b52d8a6cf62c951eba2e1795ff9624

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