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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-6725

The CCITTFax decoding filter in Ghostscript 8.60, 8.61, and possibly other versions, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted PDF file that triggers a buffer underflow in the cf_decode_2d function.
Publish Date : 2009-04-08 Last Update Date : 2018-10-15
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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 None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate 2007-02-19 2007-02-19
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2007-6725 unix
ELSA-2009:0421: ghostscript security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22480 unix
RHSA-2009:0420: ghostscript security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20090420 unix
RHSA-2009:0421 -- ghostscript security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:29276 unix
RHSA-2009:0421: ghostscript security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20090421 unix
The CCITTFax decoding filter in Ghostscript 8.60, 8.61, and possibly other versions, allows remote attackers to cause a ... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9507 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2007-6725

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Ghostscript Ghostscript 8.60 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Ghostscript Ghostscript 8.61 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Ghostscript Ghostscript 2

- References For CVE-2007-6725
REDHAT RHSA-2009:0421
BID 34337 Ghostscript 'CCITTFax' Decoding Filter Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2010-08-02
MLIST [oss-security] 20090401 CVE request -- ghostscript CONFIRM
REDHAT RHSA-2009:0420
SECUNIA 34726 CONFIRM[email protected]/msg11830.html
VUPEN ADV-2009-1708
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9507
BUGTRAQ 20090417 rPSA-2009-0060-1 ghostscript

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-6725

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