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Date: Tue, 18 May 2010 13:35:06 -0400 (EDT)
From: Josh Bressers <>
Cc: "Steven M. Christey" <>
Subject: Re: CVE assignment: ghostscript stack-based overflow

----- "Dan Rosenberg" <> wrote:

> CVE request for the second issue described in this advisory, just
> published:
> quote:
> GhostScript (all tested versions) fails to properly handle infinitely
> recursive procedure invocations.  By providing a PostScript file with a
> sequence such as:
> /A{pop 0 A 0} bind def
> /product A 0
> the interpreter's internal stack will be overflowed with recursive calls,
> at which point execution will jump to an attacker-controlled address.
> This vulnerability can be exploited by enticing a user to open a
> maliciously crafted PostScript file, achieving arbitrary code execution.
> This issue has not yet been assigned a CVE identifier.

Use CVE-2010-1628 for this one.



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