CVE-2018-16863

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Description

It was found that RHSA-2018:2918 did not fully fix CVE-2018-16509. An attacker could possibly exploit another variant of the flaw and bypass the -dSAFER protection to, for example, execute arbitrary shell commands via a specially crafted PostScript document. This only affects ghostscript 9.07 as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.

References

http://git.ghostscript.com/?p=ghostpdl.git;a=commit;h=520bb0ea7519

http://git.ghostscript.com/?p=ghostpdl.git;a=commit;h=5516c614dc33

http://git.ghostscript.com/?p=ghostpdl.git;a=commit;h=78911a01b67d

http://git.ghostscript.com/?p=ghostpdl.git;a=commit;h=79cccf641486

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3761

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2018-16863

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2018-12-03

Updated: 2019-10-09

Type: CWE-78

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 9.3

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

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: HIGH

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 (12 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
127227NewStart CGSL CORE 5.04 / MAIN 5.04 : ghostscript Multiple Vulnerabilities (NS-SA-2019-0046)NessusNewStart CGSL Local Security Checks
high
123895EulerOS Virtualization 2.5.4 : ghostscript (EulerOS-SA-2019-1209)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
high
123891EulerOS Virtualization 2.5.3 : ghostscript (EulerOS-SA-2019-1205)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
high
122376EulerOS 2.0 SP2 : ghostscript (EulerOS-SA-2019-1049)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
high
122170EulerOS 2.0 SP5 : ghostscript (EulerOS-SA-2019-1023)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
high
122169EulerOS 2.0 SP3 : ghostscript (EulerOS-SA-2019-1022)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
high
121276EulerOS Virtualization 2.5.1 : ghostscript (EulerOS-SA-2019-1016)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
high
119901EulerOS Virtualization 2.5.2 : ghostscript (EulerOS-SA-2018-1412)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
high
119666CentOS 7 : ghostscript (CESA-2018:3761)NessusCentOS Local Security Checks
high
119446Scientific Linux Security Update : ghostscript on SL7.x x86_64 (20181204)NessusScientific Linux Local Security Checks
high
119331RHEL 7 : ghostscript (RHSA-2018:3761)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
high
119329Oracle Linux 7 : ghostscript (ELSA-2018-3761)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
high