Public Date:
1475833: CVE-2017-9727 ghostscript: Heap-buffer over-read in the gx_ttfReader__Read function

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The gx_ttfReader__Read function in base/gxttfb.c in Artifex Ghostscript GhostXPS 9.21 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer over-read and application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted document.

Find out more about CVE-2017-9727 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v3 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v3 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

CVSS3 Base Score 3.3
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L
Attack Vector Local
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Low

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 ghostscript Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 ghostscript Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 ghostscript Will not fix

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CVE description copyright © 2017, The MITRE Corporation


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