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Date:  Tue, 27 Oct 2009 01:06:53 -0600
From:  Raphael Geissert <>
Subject:  Re: ghostscript CVE for multiple NULL dereferences in JBIG2 decoder

Vincent Danen wrote:

> I'm not sure if a CVE name has ever been requested for this issue.
> Similar to Adobe's CVE-2009-0658 issue, the same PDF proof-of-concept
> was used to crash ghostscript (multiple NULL pointer dereference flaws
> found in Ghostscript's JBIG2 compression format decoder).
> If a CVE name was assigned for this, does anyone know it?  I can't find
> it.  If not, could one be assigned?  Details are available on our
> bugzilla:

The same PoC crashes xpdf. I'm not aware of any CVE id being assigned for
this issue other than the one for Adobe Reader.

Raphael Geissert - Debian Developer -

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