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CVE-2009-3743

Impact: Moderate
Public: 2010-08-24
Bugzilla: 627902: CVE-2009-3743 ghostscript: TrueType bytecode intepreter integer overflow or wraparound

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Off-by-one error in the Ins_MINDEX function in the TrueType bytecode interpreter in Ghostscript before 8.71 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (heap memory corruption) via a malformed TrueType font in a document that trigger an integer overflow and a heap-based buffer overflow.

Find out more about CVE-2009-3743 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 4.3
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: None
Availability Impact: Partial

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (ghostscript) RHSA-2012:0095 February 02, 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (ghostscript) RHSA-2012:0095 February 02, 2012

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