CVE-2021-45949

NameCVE-2021-45949
DescriptionGhostscript GhostPDL 9.50 through 9.54.0 has a heap-based buffer overflow in sampled_data_finish (called from sampled_data_continue and interp).
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-2879-1, DSA-5038-1
NVD severitymedium

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
ghostscript (PTS)stretch9.26a~dfsg-0+deb9u6vulnerable
stretch (security)9.26a~dfsg-0+deb9u8fixed
buster9.27~dfsg-2+deb10u4vulnerable
buster (security)9.27~dfsg-2+deb10u5fixed
bullseye9.53.3~dfsg-7+deb11u1vulnerable
bullseye (security)9.53.3~dfsg-7+deb11u2fixed
bookworm, sid9.55.0~dfsg-3fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
ghostscriptsourcestretch9.26a~dfsg-0+deb9u8DLA-2879-1
ghostscriptsourcebuster9.27~dfsg-2+deb10u5DSA-5038-1
ghostscriptsourcebullseye9.53.3~dfsg-7+deb11u2DSA-5038-1
ghostscriptsource(unstable)9.55.0~dfsg-1

Notes

https://bugs.chromium.org/p/oss-fuzz/issues/detail?id=34675
https://bugs.ghostscript.com/show_bug.cgi?id=703902
https://git.ghostscript.com/?p=ghostpdl.git;a=commit;h=2a3129365d3bc0d4a41f107ef175920d1505d1f7

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