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Bug 617022 (CVE-2017-7207)

Summary: <app-text/ghostscript-gpl-9.21 : NULL pointer dereference in mem_get_bits_rectangle()
Product: Gentoo Security Reporter: Ian Zimmerman <nobrowser>
Component: VulnerabilitiesAssignee: Gentoo Security <security>
Severity: normal CC: printing, sudormrfhalt
Priority: Normal    
Version: unspecified   
Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
Whiteboard: B3 [glsa cve]
Package list:
Runtime testing required: ---
Bug Depends on: 616814    
Bug Blocks:    

Description Ian Zimmerman 2017-04-29 17:13:57 UTC
RH summary [1]:
A null pointer vulnerability was found in mem_get_bits_rectangle() when trying to read from unallocated memory.

Upstream patch [2]

Upstream ref [3]

Comment 1 Yury German Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev 2017-04-30 11:55:18 UTC
CVE ID: CVE-2017-7207
   Summary: The mem_get_bits_rectangle function in Artifex Software, Inc. Ghostscript 9.20 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference) via a crafted PostScript document.
 Published: 2017-03-21T06:59:00.000Z
Comment 2 Thomas Deutschmann (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2017-06-07 19:57:09 UTC
*** Bug 621124 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 3 Andreas K. Hüttel archtester gentoo-dev 2017-06-09 22:55:35 UTC
Patched in our 9.21
Comment 4 Yury German Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev 2017-08-02 04:08:21 UTC
Added to an existing GLSA Request.
Comment 5 GLSAMaker/CVETool Bot gentoo-dev 2017-08-21 01:16:47 UTC
This issue was resolved and addressed in
 GLSA 201708-06 at
by GLSA coordinator Thomas Deutschmann (whissi).
Comment 6 Thomas Deutschmann (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2017-08-21 01:20:05 UTC
Re-opening for remaining architecture.