|Description||A vulnerability classified as problematic was found in GhostPCL 9.55.0. This vulnerability affects the function chunk_free_object of the file gsmchunk.c. The manipulation with a malicious file leads to a memory corruption. The attack can be initiated remotely but requires user interaction. The exploit has been disclosed to the public as a POC and may be used. It is recommended to apply the patches to fix this issue.|
|Source||CVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)|
Vulnerable and fixed packages
The table below lists information on source packages.
|buster, buster (security)||9.27~dfsg-2+deb10u5||vulnerable|
|bullseye (security), bullseye||9.53.3~dfsg-7+deb11u2||vulnerable|
The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.
|Package||Type||Release||Fixed Version||Urgency||Origin||Debian Bugs|
Issue is in GhostPCL sourcewise shipped in src:ghostscript
Upstream report is as per 2022-04-15 not yet public