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CVE Reference: CVE-2006-5864

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Original Page at CVE MITRE:
CVE-2006-5864

Description:
Stack-based buffer overflow in the ps_gettext function in ps.c for GNU gv 3.6.2, and possibly earlier versions, allows user-assisted attackers to execute arbitrary code via a PostScript (PS) file with certain headers that contain long comments, as demonstrated using the (1) DocumentMedia, (2) DocumentPaperSizes, and possibly (3) PageMedia and (4) PaperSize headers. NOTE: this issue can be exploited through other products that use gv such as evince.

CVE Status:
Candidate

References:

XF
  http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/30555
  http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/30153

UBUNTU
  http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-390-3
  http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-390-1
  http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-390-2

SUSE
  http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_28_sr.html
  http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_29_sr.html
  http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_26_sr.html

SAID
  Secunia Advisory: SA24649
  Secunia Advisory: SA24787
  Secunia Advisory: SA22932
  Secunia Advisory: SA23579
  Secunia Advisory: SA23409
  Secunia Advisory: SA23335
  Secunia Advisory: SA23353
  Secunia Advisory: SA23306
  Secunia Advisory: SA23266
  Secunia Advisory: SA23183
  Secunia Advisory: SA23111
  Secunia Advisory: SA23118
  Secunia Advisory: SA23018
  Secunia Advisory: SA22787
  Secunia Advisory: SA23006

MILW0RM
  http://milw0rm.com/exploits/2858

MANDRIVA
  http://frontal2.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:229
  http://frontal2.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:214

GENTOO
  http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200611-20.xml
  http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200703-24.xml
  http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200704-06.xml

DEBIAN
  http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1214
  http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1243

CONFIRM

CERT-VN
  352825

BUGTRAQ
  http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/452868/100/0/threaded
  http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/451422/100/200/threaded
  http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/451057/100/0/threaded

BID
  20978


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