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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.801336
Category:Buffer overflow
Title:Ghostscript Parser Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities (Win)
Summary:Check for the Version of Ghostscript
Description:
Overview: This host is installed with Ghostscript and is prone to
Buffer Overflow Vulnerability.

Vulnerability Insight:
These flaws are due to,
- Boundary error in the 'parser()' which allows the attackers to
execute arbitrary code via a crafted PostScript file.
- Buffer overflow and memory corruption errors when processing a recursive
procedure invocations, which could be exploited to crash an affected
application or execute arbitrary code.

Impact:
Successful exploitation allows the attacker to execute arbitrary code in
the context of the affected application and can cause denial of service.

Impact Level: Application

Affected Software/OS:
Ghostscript version 8.70 and 8.64 on Windows.

Fix: No solution or patch is available as of 20th May, 2010. Information
regarding this issue will be updated once the solution details are available.
For updates refer to http://www.ghostscript.com/

References:
http://en.securitylab.ru/nvd/393809.php
http://www.checkpoint.com/defense/advisories/public/2010/cpai-10-May.html
Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2010-1869
Bugtraq: 20100512 Multiple memory corruption vulnerabilities in Ghostscript (Google Search)
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/511243/100/0/threaded
http://www.checkpoint.com/defense/advisories/public/2010/cpai-10-May.html
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:102
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SR:2010:014 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-08/msg00001.html
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-961-1
BugTraq ID: 40103
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/40103
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1024003
http://secunia.com/advisories/39753
http://secunia.com/advisories/40580
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/1138
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/1195
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2010-1628
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2010/May/134
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/05/12/1
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/05/18/7
http://bugs.ghostscript.com/show_bug.cgi?id=691295
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/ghostscript/+bug/546009
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:134
BugTraq ID: 40107
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/40107
CopyrightCopyright (c) 2010 Greenbone Networks GmbH

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