Artifex Ghostscript 9.50 devices/gdevclj.c clj_media_size PDF File null pointer dereference

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A vulnerability classified as problematic was found in Artifex Ghostscript 9.50 (Document Processing Software). This vulnerability affects the function clj_media_size of the file devices/gdevclj.c. The manipulation as part of a PDF File leads to a denial of service vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-476. As an impact it is known to affect availability. CVE summarizes:

A null pointer dereference vulnerability in clj_media_size() in devices/gdevclj.c of Artifex Software GhostScript v9.50 allows a remote attacker to cause a denial of service via a crafted PDF file. This is fixed in v9.51.

The weakness was published 08/13/2020. This vulnerability was named CVE-2020-16295 since 08/03/2020. The attack can be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is required for a successful exploitation. There are known technical details, but no exploit is available.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

Similar entries are available at 159764, 159763, 159762 and 159761.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.4
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.4

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Class: Denial of service
CWE: CWE-476
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Vendor: https://artifex.com/

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CVE: CVE-2020-16295 (🔍)
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Created: 08/13/2020 01:02 PM
Updated: 08/13/2020 01:07 PM
Changes: (18) software_type vulnerability_cwe vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_av vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ac vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_au vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ci vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ii vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ai vulnerability_cvss3_nvd_av vulnerability_cvss3_nvd_ac vulnerability_cvss3_nvd_pr vulnerability_cvss3_nvd_ui vulnerability_cvss3_nvd_s vulnerability_cvss3_nvd_c vulnerability_cvss3_nvd_i vulnerability_cvss3_nvd_a source_cve_assigned source_cve_nvd_summary
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