CVE-2020-16309

NameCVE-2020-16309
DescriptionA buffer overflow vulnerability in lxm5700m_print_page() in devices/gdevlxm.c of Artifex Software GhostScript v9.50 allows a remote attacker to cause a denial of service via a crafted eps file. This is fixed in v9.51.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-2335-1, DSA-4748-1, ELA-262-1

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
ghostscript (PTS)jessie, jessie (lts)9.26a~dfsg-0+deb8u12fixed
stretch (security)9.26a~dfsg-0+deb9u9fixed
stretch (lts), stretch9.26a~dfsg-0+deb9u12fixed
buster9.27~dfsg-2+deb10u5fixed
buster (security)9.27~dfsg-2+deb10u9fixed
bullseye9.53.3~dfsg-7+deb11u6fixed
bullseye (security)9.53.3~dfsg-7+deb11u5fixed
bookworm (security), bookworm10.0.0~dfsg-11+deb12u3fixed
sid, trixie10.02.1~dfsg-3fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
ghostscriptsourcejessie9.26a~dfsg-0+deb8u7ELA-262-1
ghostscriptsourcestretch9.26a~dfsg-0+deb9u7DLA-2335-1
ghostscriptsourcebuster9.27~dfsg-2+deb10u4DSA-4748-1
ghostscriptsource(unstable)9.51~dfsg-1

Notes

https://bugs.ghostscript.com/show_bug.cgi?id=701827
https://git.ghostscript.com/?p=ghostpdl.git;a=commitdiff;h=a6f7464dddc689386668a38b92dfd03cc1b38a10 (9.51)
PoC requires de8b6458abaeb9d0b14f02377f3e617f2854e647 (9.27) to trigger

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