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Bug 556316 (CVE-2015-3228) - <app-text/ghostscript-gpl-9.09: out-of-bounbds read and write in
Summary: <app-text/ghostscript-gpl-9.09: out-of-bounbds read and write in
Alias: CVE-2015-3228
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Vulnerabilities (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal major (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
Whiteboard: A2 [glsa cve]
Depends on:
Reported: 2015-07-30 12:05 UTC by Agostino Sarubbo
Modified: 2016-12-13 06:46 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Description Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2015-07-30 12:05:35 UTC
From ${URL} :

Out-of-bounbds read and write has been reported in GhostScript package while processing a crafted 
.ps file.

Upstream bug:
Upstream commit that fixes this (as per reporter):;a=commit;h=ecc7a199e9307475c37fea0c44d24b85df814ead 

@maintainer(s): after the bump, in case we need to stabilize the package, please let us know if it is ready for the stabilization or not.
Comment 1 Thomas Deutschmann gentoo-dev 2016-11-22 16:19:32 UTC
Upstream's first release containing the fix was v9.08 however v9.09 was the first version which contains the fix and landed in the Gentoo repository.
Comment 2 GLSAMaker/CVETool Bot gentoo-dev 2016-12-13 06:46:33 UTC
This issue was resolved and addressed in
 GLSA 201612-33 at
by GLSA coordinator Aaron Bauman (b-man).