CVE-2018-15908

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Description

In Artifex Ghostscript 9.23 before 2018-08-23, attackers are able to supply malicious PostScript files to bypass .tempfile restrictions and write files.

References

http://git.ghostscript.com/?p=ghostpdl.git;a=commit;h=0d3901189f245232f0161addf215d7268c4d05a3

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3650

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/09/msg00015.html

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201811-12

https://usn.ubuntu.com/3768-1/

https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4288

https://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/332928

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2018-08-27

Updated: 2019-10-03

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 6.8

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3

Base Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 1.8

Severity: HIGH

Tenable Plugins

View all (21 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
127227NewStart CGSL CORE 5.04 / MAIN 5.04 : ghostscript Multiple Vulnerabilities (NS-SA-2019-0046)NessusNewStart CGSL Local Security Checks
high
123891EulerOS Virtualization 2.5.3 : ghostscript (EulerOS-SA-2019-1205)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
high
123326openSUSE Security Update : ghostscript (openSUSE-2019-759)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
121276EulerOS Virtualization 2.5.1 : ghostscript (EulerOS-SA-2019-1016)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
high
120116SUSE SLED15 / SLES15 Security Update : ghostscript (SUSE-SU-2018:2976-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
119901EulerOS Virtualization 2.5.2 : ghostscript (EulerOS-SA-2018-1412)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
high
119661CentOS 7 : ghostscript (CESA-2018:3650)NessusCentOS Local Security Checks
high
119250Scientific Linux Security Update : ghostscript on SL7.x x86_64 (20181127)NessusScientific Linux Local Security Checks
high
119168RHEL 7 : ghostscript (RHSA-2018:3650)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
high
119166Oracle Linux 7 : ghostscript (ELSA-2018-3650)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
high
119132GLSA-201811-12 : GPL Ghostscript: Multiple vulnerabilitiesNessusGentoo Local Security Checks
high
118298SUSE SLES12 Security Update : ghostscript (SUSE-SU-2018:2975-2)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
118043Amazon Linux 2 : ghostscript (ALAS-2018-1088)NessusAmazon Linux Local Security Checks
high
117980openSUSE Security Update : ghostscript (openSUSE-2018-1123)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
117979openSUSE Security Update : ghostscript (openSUSE-2018-1122)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
117901SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : ghostscript (SUSE-SU-2018:2975-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
117595Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / 16.04 LTS / 18.04 LTS : Ghostscript vulnerabilities (USN-3768-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
117487Debian DLA-1504-1 : ghostscript security updateNessusDebian Local Security Checks
high
117459Artifex Ghostscript Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessusWindows
high
117369Debian DSA-4288-1 : ghostscript - security updateNessusDebian Local Security Checks
high
112281FreeBSD : Ghostscript -- arbitrary code execution (30c0f878-b03e-11e8-be8a-0011d823eebd)NessusFreeBSD Local Security Checks
high