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computer vulnerability CVE-2016-10219 CVE-2016-10220

Ghostscript: two vulnerabilities

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can use several vulnerabilities of Ghostscript.
Impacted products: Debian, Fedora, openSUSE Leap, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES.
Severity: 1/4.
Creation date: 20/04/2017.
Identifiers: CVE-2016-10219, CVE-2016-10220, DLA-905-1, DSA-3838-1, FEDORA-2017-c85c0e5637, FEDORA-2017-fae1506f94, openSUSE-SU-2017:1203-1, openSUSE-SU-2018:0421-1, SUSE-SU-2017:1138-1, SUSE-SU-2017:1404-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-22525.

Description of the vulnerability

Several vulnerabilities were announced in Ghostscript.

An attacker can trigger a fatal error via Scan Conversion, in order to trigger a denial of service. [severity:1/4; CVE-2016-10219]

An attacker can trigger a fatal error via gx_device_finalize(), in order to trigger a denial of service. [severity:1/4; CVE-2016-10220]
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