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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2017-9620

The xps_select_font_encoding function in xps/xpsfont.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, related to the xps_encode_font_char_imp function.
Publish Date : 2017-07-26 Last Update Date : 2019-10-02
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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 125

- Products Affected By CVE-2017-9620

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Artifex Ghostscript Ghostxps 9.21 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Artifex Ghostscript Ghostxps 1

- References For CVE-2017-9620

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/99990
BID 99990 Ghostscript GhostXPS CVE-2017-9620 Heap Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2017-07-26
https://bugs.ghostscript.com/show_bug.cgi?id=698050 CONFIRM
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201811-12
GENTOO GLSA-201811-12
http://git.ghostscript.com/?p=ghostpdl.git;a=commit;h=3ee55637480d5e319a5de0481b01c3346855cbc9 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2017-9620

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


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