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Overview

Vulnerability Score 7.5 7.5
CVE Id CVE-2005-2536
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:52:01
Published 10 Aug 2005 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2005-2536

Summary

pstotext before 1.8g does not properly use the "-dSAFER" option when calling Ghostscript to extract plain text from PostScript and PDF files, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via a malicious PostScript file.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Pstotext 1.9.1


References

GENTOO - GLSA-200507-29

SECUNIA - 16183

XF - pstotext-dsafer-command-execution(21498)

BID - 14378

DEBIAN - DSA-792

SECUNIA - 16624

SECUNIA - 16305


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:40:33