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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2004-1717

Multiple buffer overflows in the psscan function in ps.c for gv (ghostview) allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a Postscript file with a long (1) BoundingBox, (2) comment, (3) Orientation, (4) PageOrder, or (5) Pages value.
Publish Date : 2004-08-16 Last Update Date : 2016-10-17
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.5
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access User
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeOverflow
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Vendor Statements

This CVE is a duplicate (rediscovery) of CVE-2002-0838
Source: Redhat

- Products Affected By CVE-2004-1717

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application GV GV 2.7b1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application GV GV 2.7b2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application GV GV 2.7b3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application GV GV 2.7b4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application GV GV 2.7b5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application GV GV 2.7.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application GV GV 2.9.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application GV GV 3.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application GV GV 3.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application GV GV 3.1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application GV GV 3.1.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application GV GV 3.2.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application GV GV 3.4.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application GV GV 3.4.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application GV GV 3.4.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application GV GV 3.5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application GV GV 3.5.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application GV GV 3.5.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
GV GV 18

- References For CVE-2004-1717

http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/17019
XF gv-psscan-header-bo(17019)
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/10944
BID 10944 GV Postscript and PDF Viewer Multiple Remote Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities Release Date:2004-08-14
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=109267677114331&w=2
BUGTRAQ 20040816 gv buffer overflows: here, there, and everywhere

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2004-1717

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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