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Buffer overflow in the BaseFont writer module in Ghostscript 8.62 and possibly other versions allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (ps2pdf crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted Postscript file.

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10019

Buffer overflow in the BaseFont writer module in Ghostscript 8.62 and possibly other versions allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (ps2pdf crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted Postscript file.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  • CentOS Linux 5
  • Oracle Linux 5
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2008-6679
Product(s):