CVE-2023-38559

NameCVE-2023-38559
DescriptionA buffer overflow flaw was found in base/gdevdevn.c:1973 in devn_pcx_write_rle() in ghostscript. This issue may allow a local attacker to cause a denial of service via outputting a crafted PDF file for a DEVN device with gs.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-3519-1
Debian Bugs1043033

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
ghostscript (PTS)buster9.27~dfsg-2+deb10u5vulnerable
buster (security)9.27~dfsg-2+deb10u9fixed
bullseye9.53.3~dfsg-7+deb11u6fixed
bullseye (security)9.53.3~dfsg-7+deb11u5vulnerable
bookworm, bookworm (security)10.0.0~dfsg-11+deb12u3fixed
sid, trixie10.02.1~dfsg-3fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
ghostscriptsourcebuster9.27~dfsg-2+deb10u8DLA-3519-1
ghostscriptsourcebullseye9.53.3~dfsg-7+deb11u6
ghostscriptsourcebookworm10.0.0~dfsg-11+deb12u2
ghostscriptsource(unstable)10.02.0~dfsg-11043033

Notes

https://bugs.ghostscript.com/show_bug.cgi?id=706897
https://git.ghostscript.com/?p=ghostpdl.git;a=commitdiff;h=d81b82c70bc1fb9991bb95f1201abb5dea55f57f (ghostpdl-10.02.0rc1)

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