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CVE-2009-4270

Bugzilla: 540760: CVE-2009-4270 ghostscript buffer overflow in cups output driver

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Stack-based buffer overflow in the errprintf function in base/gsmisc.c in ghostscript 8.64 through 8.70 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted PDF file, as originally reported for debug logging code in gdevcups.c in the CUPS output driver.

Find out more about CVE-2009-4270 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of ghostscript as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 4, or 5.

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