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491853: CVE-2009-0792 ghostscript, argyllcms: Incomplete fix for CVE-2009-0583

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Multiple integer overflows in icc.c in the International Color Consortium (ICC) Format library (aka icclib), as used in Ghostscript 8.64 and earlier and Argyll Color Management System (CMS) 1.0.3 and earlier, allow context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer overflow and application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code by using a device file for a translation request that operates on a crafted image file and targets a certain "native color space," related to an ICC profile in a (1) PostScript or (2) PDF file with embedded images. NOTE: this issue exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2009-0583.

Find out more about CVE-2009-0792 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 6.8
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (ghostscript) RHSA-2009:0421 2009-04-14
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 (ghostscript) RHSA-2009:0420 2009-04-14
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (ghostscript) RHSA-2009:0420 2009-04-14
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