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Bug 618818 (CVE-2017-6196) - <app-text/ghostscript-gpl-9.21: Multiple Vulnerabilities (CVE-2017-6196)
Summary: <app-text/ghostscript-gpl-9.21: Multiple Vulnerabilities (CVE-2017-6196)
Alias: CVE-2017-6196
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Vulnerabilities (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal minor (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
Whiteboard: B3 [glsa cve]
Depends on: CVE-2017-8291
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Reported: 2017-05-18 06:47 UTC by GLSAMaker/CVETool Bot
Modified: 2017-10-08 20:34 UTC (History)
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Description GLSAMaker/CVETool Bot gentoo-dev 2017-05-18 06:47:18 UTC
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.
Comment 1 Andreas K. Hüttel archtester gentoo-dev 2017-06-09 22:57:11 UTC
Version bump pushed.
Comment 2 Yury German Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev 2017-08-02 16:06:57 UTC
Added to an existing GLSA Request.
Comment 3 GLSAMaker/CVETool Bot gentoo-dev 2017-08-21 01:16:55 UTC
This issue was resolved and addressed in
 GLSA 201708-06 at
by GLSA coordinator Thomas Deutschmann (whissi).
Comment 4 Thomas Deutschmann (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2017-08-21 01:20:14 UTC
Re-opening for remaining architecture.