A vulnerability has been reported in abcm2ps, which can be exploited by malicious people to potentially compromise a user's system.
The vulnerability is caused due to an error within the "getarena()" function in abc2ps.c when allocating memory. This can be exploited to potentially cause a heap-based buffer overflow when converting a specially crafted ABC file.
Successful exploitation may allow execution of arbitrary code.
The vulnerability is reported in versions prior to 5.9.13.
Solution: Update to version 5.9.13.
Provided and/or discovered by: The vendor credits Tim Starling.
Original Advisory: http://moinejf.free.fr/abcm2ps-5.txt
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