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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2017-6196

Multiple use-after-free vulnerabilities in the gx_image_enum_begin function in base/gxipixel.c in Ghostscript before ecceafe3abba2714ef9b432035fe0739d9b1a283 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted PostScript document.
Publish Date : 2017-02-23 Last Update Date : 2017-08-21
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.8
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 Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID 416

- Products Affected By CVE-2017-6196

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Artifex Afpl Ghostscript 8452f9238959a4d518af365812bf031fe4d8d4b7 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Artifex Afpl Ghostscript 1

- References For CVE-2017-6196

https://bugs.ghostscript.com/show_bug.cgi?id=697596 CONFIRM
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/96428
BID 96428 Ghostscript 'base/gxipixel.c' Multiple Denial of Service Vulnerabilities Release Date:2017-08-21
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037899
SECTRACK 1037899
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201708-06
GENTOO GLSA-201708-06
http://git.ghostscript.com/?p=ghostpdl.git;h=ecceafe3abba2714ef9b432035fe0739d9b1a283 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2017-6196

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


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