Date: Tue, 16 Oct 2018 17:57:42 -0400 From: "Perry E. Metzger" <perry@...rmont.com> To: Hanno Böck <hanno@...eck.de> Cc: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: ghostscript: 1Policy operator gives access to .forceput CVE-2018-18284 On Tue, 16 Oct 2018 22:50:24 +0200 Hanno Böck <hanno@...eck.de> wrote: > On Tue, 16 Oct 2018 15:57:22 -0400 > "Perry E. Metzger" <perry@...rmont.com> wrote: > > > Again, given that PostScript is an archival format for a lot of > > documents, wouldn't a version of ghostscript with all the ability > > to do anything dangerous removed from the interpreter at compile > > time be rational? > > I think nobody here will disagree with you that this would be good > to have. > The question is: Who's gonna do it? Will you? Good question. One obstacle for me is a lack of familiarity with the codebase (which others here seem to have), but on the other hand, I appear to have more motivation. Perry -- Perry E. Metzger perry@...rmont.com
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