Executive Summary



This Alert is flagged as TOP 25 Common Weakness Enumeration from CWE/SANS. For more information, you can read this.
Informations
Name CVE-2018-16863 First vendor Publication 2018-12-03
Vendor Cve Last vendor Modification 2019-10-09

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Overall CVSS Score 7.8
Base Score 7.8 Environmental Score 7.8
impact SubScore 5.9 Temporal Score 7.8
Exploitabality Sub Score 1.8
 
Attack Vector Local Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required None User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact High Availability Impact High
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Cvss Base Score 9.3 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 10 Attack Complexity Medium
Cvss Expoit Score 8.6 Authentication None Required
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Detail

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.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2018-16863

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
100 % CWE-78 Improper Sanitization of Special Elements used in an OS Command ('OS Command Injection') (CWE/SANS Top 25)

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Application 1
Os 1
Os 1
Os 1
Os 1
Os 1
Os 1

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

Date Description
2018-12-28 Name : The remote EulerOS Virtualization host is missing multiple security updates.
File : EulerOS_SA-2018-1412.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-12-14 Name : The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.
File : centos_RHSA-2018-3761.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Sources (Detail)

Source Url
CONFIRM 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://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2018-16863
REDHAT https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3761

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Date Informations
2020-05-23 01:09:33
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2019-10-10 05:20:29
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2019-10-03 09:20:58
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2019-02-05 21:19:34
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2018-12-04 17:19:49
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2018-12-03 21:19:40
  • First insertion