Intrusion Prevention

Ghostscript.PostScript.Identifier.Buffer.Overflow

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against a buffer overflow vulnerability in Ghostscript PostScript Identifier.
The vulnerability is caused by an error when the vulnerable software handles a specially crafted PostScript file. It allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code.

Affected Products

Ghostscript version 8.70 and prior.

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Apply the patch supplied by the vendor.

CVE References

CVE-2010-1869