Artifex Ghostscript < 9.50 Multiple Vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 130273
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VPR Score: 7.1


The remote Windows host contains a library that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


The version of Artifex Ghostscript installed on the remote Windows host is prior to 9.50. It is, therefore, affected by multiple security bypass vulnerabilities. An attacker could exploit one of these vulnerabilities to gain access to the file system and execute arbitrary commands.


Upgrade to Artifex Ghostscript 9.50 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 130273

File Name: ghostscript_9_50.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 10/25/2019

Updated: 8/21/2020

Dependencies: 100357

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 7.1

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-14813

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:artifex:ghostscript, cpe:/a:artifex:gpl_ghostscript

Required KB Items: installed_sw/Ghostscript

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/15/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/3/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-18073, CVE-2019-10216, CVE-2019-14811, CVE-2019-14813, CVE-2019-14817

IAVB: 2019-B-0081-S