A remotely exploitable buffer overflow vulnerability exists in gv.
A remotely exploitable buffer overflow vulnerability exists in gv. gv allows a user to view and navigate PostScript and PDF documents by providing an interface to the ghostscript interpreter. This vulnerability can allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on a vulnerable host.
A remote attacker can execute arbitrary code on a vulnerable host with the privileges of the victim.
Apply a patch.
Thanks to David Endler for reporting this vulnerability.
This document was written by Ian A Finlay.
|Date First Published:||2002-10-17|
|Date Last Updated:||2002-10-17 20:02 UTC|