Upstream information

CVE-2008-6679 at MITRE

Description

Buffer overflow in the BaseFont writer module in Ghostscript 8.62, and possibly other versions, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (ps2pdf crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted Postscript file.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 492765 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11
  • ghostscript-fonts-other >= 8.62-32.25.1
  • ghostscript-fonts-rus >= 8.62-32.25.1
  • ghostscript-fonts-std >= 8.62-32.25.1
  • ghostscript-library >= 8.62-32.25.1
  • ghostscript-omni >= 8.62-32.25.1
  • ghostscript-x11 >= 8.62-32.25.1
  • libgimpprint >= 4.2.7-32.25.1
Patchnames:
slessp0-ghostscript-devel
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11
  • ghostscript-fonts-other >= 8.62-32.25.1
  • ghostscript-fonts-rus >= 8.62-32.25.1
  • ghostscript-fonts-std >= 8.62-32.25.1
  • ghostscript-library >= 8.62-32.25.1
  • ghostscript-omni >= 8.62-32.25.1
  • ghostscript-x11 >= 8.62-32.25.1
  • libgimpprint >= 4.2.7-32.25.1
Patchnames:
slessp0-ghostscript-devel
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 GA
  • ghostscript-devel >= 8.62-32.25.1
  • ghostscript-ijs-devel >= 8.62-32.25.1
  • libgimpprint-devel >= 4.2.7-32.25.1
sle11-sdk.ia64
sle11-debuginfo.ppc
sles11.ppc
sles11.x86
sled11.x86
sles11.x86-64
sle11-debuginfo.x86
sle11-sdk.x86
sle11-sdk.s390x
sle11-sdk.x86-64
sle11-debuginfo.ia64
sle11-debuginfo.x86-64
sles11.s390x
sle11-sdk.ppc
sle11-debuginfo.s390x
sles11.ia64
sled11.x86-64
SAT Patch Nr: 876
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 GA
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 GA
  • ghostscript-fonts-other >= 8.62-32.25.1
  • ghostscript-fonts-rus >= 8.62-32.25.1
  • ghostscript-fonts-std >= 8.62-32.25.1
  • ghostscript-library >= 8.62-32.25.1
  • ghostscript-omni >= 8.62-32.25.1
  • ghostscript-x11 >= 8.62-32.25.1
  • libgimpprint >= 4.2.7-32.25.1
sle11-sdk.ia64
sle11-debuginfo.ppc
sles11.ppc
sles11.x86
sled11.x86
sles11.x86-64
sle11-debuginfo.x86
sle11-sdk.x86
sle11-sdk.s390x
sle11-sdk.x86-64
sle11-debuginfo.ia64
sle11-debuginfo.x86-64
sles11.s390x
sle11-sdk.ppc
sle11-debuginfo.s390x
sles11.ia64
sled11.x86-64
SAT Patch Nr: 876
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 10 SP2
  • ghostscript-fonts-rus >= 8.15.4-16.11
  • ghostscript-omni >= 8.15.4-16.11
  • libgimpprint-devel >= 4.2.7-62.23
sles10-sp2.s390x
sle10-sp2-sdk.ia64
sles10-sp2-debuginfo.s390x
sles10-sp2.ppc
sle10-sp2-sdk.x86-64
sles10-sp2.x86
sle10-sp2-sdk.s390x
sles10-sp2-debuginfo.x86
sles10-sp2-debuginfo.ia64
sled10-sp2.x86
sles10-sp2.ia64
sled10-sp2.x86-64
sles10-sp2-debuginfo.x86-64
sles10-sp2.x86-64
sle10-sp2-sdk.x86
sle10-sp2-sdk.ppc
sles10-sp2-debuginfo.ppc
ZYPP Patch Nr: 6245
openSUSE 11.0
  • ghostscript-library-debuginfo >= 8.62-17.6
  • ghostscript-library-debugsource >= 8.62-17.6
openSUSE 11.0
  • ghostscript-devel >= 8.62-17.6
  • ghostscript-fonts-other >= 8.62-17.6
  • ghostscript-fonts-rus >= 8.62-17.6
  • ghostscript-fonts-std >= 8.62-17.6
  • ghostscript-ijs-devel >= 8.62-17.6
  • ghostscript-library >= 8.62-17.6
  • ghostscript-omni >= 8.62-17.6
  • ghostscript-x11 >= 8.62-17.6
  • libgimpprint >= 4.2.7-258.6
  • libgimpprint-devel >= 4.2.7-258.6
openSUSE 11.1
  • ghostscript-library-debuginfo >= 8.62-31.43.1
  • ghostscript-library-debugsource >= 8.62-31.43.1
openSUSE 11.1
  • ghostscript-devel >= 8.62-31.43.1
  • ghostscript-fonts-other >= 8.62-31.43.1
  • ghostscript-fonts-rus >= 8.62-31.43.1
  • ghostscript-fonts-std >= 8.62-31.43.1
  • ghostscript-ijs-devel >= 8.62-31.43.1
  • ghostscript-library >= 8.62-31.43.1
  • ghostscript-omni >= 8.62-31.43.1
  • ghostscript-x11 >= 8.62-31.43.1
  • libgimpprint >= 4.2.7-31.43.1
  • libgimpprint-devel >= 4.2.7-31.43.1


Status of this issue by product and package

Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification.

Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 GA ghostscript-library Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 GA ghostscript-library Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 GA ghostscript-library Released