CVE-2020-16303

MEDIUM

Description

A use-after-free vulnerability in xps_finish_image_path() in devices/vector/gdevxps.c of Artifex Software GhostScript v9.50 allows a remote attacker to escalate privileges via a crafted PDF file. This is fixed in v9.51.

References

https://bugs.ghostscript.com/show_bug.cgi?id=701818

https://git.ghostscript.com/?p=ghostpdl.git;a=commitdiff;h=94d8955cb77

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2020/08/msg00032.html

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202008-20

https://usn.ubuntu.com/4469-1/

https://www.debian.org/security/2020/dsa-4748

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2020-08-13

Updated: 2020-08-31

Type: CWE-416

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

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 v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS:3.1/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