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-2019-14869 First vendor Publication 2019-11-15
Vendor Cve Last vendor Modification 2020-10-09

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Overall CVSS Score 8.8
Base Score 8.8 Environmental Score 8.8
impact SubScore 5.9 Temporal Score 8.8
Exploitabality Sub Score 2.8
 
Attack Vector Network 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:P/I:P/A:P)
Cvss Base Score 6.8 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 6.4 Attack Complexity Medium
Cvss Expoit Score 8.6 Authentication None Required
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Detail

A flaw was found in all versions of ghostscript 9.x before 9.50, where the `.charkeys` procedure, where it did not properly secure its privileged calls, enabling scripts to bypass `-dSAFER` restrictions. An attacker could abuse this flaw by creating a specially crafted PostScript file that could escalate privileges within the Ghostscript and access files outside of restricted areas or execute commands.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2019-14869

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
100 % CWE-732 Incorrect Permission Assignment for Critical Resource (CWE/SANS Top 25)

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Application 7
Os 3
Os 2

Sources (Detail)

Source Url
BUGTRAQ https://seclists.org/bugtraq/2019/Nov/27
CONFIRM https://bugs.ghostscript.com/show_bug.cgi?id=701841
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2019-14869
https://git.ghostscript.com/?p=ghostpdl.git;a=commitdiff;h=485904772c5f
FEDORA https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedorapr...
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedorapr...
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedorapr...
JVN http://jvn.jp/en/jp/JVN52486659/index.html
MLIST http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2019/11/15/1
REDHAT https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2020:0222
SUSE http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-11/msg00049.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-11/msg00050.html

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Date Informations
2021-05-05 01:33:49
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2021-05-04 13:29:04
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2021-04-22 02:43:10
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2020-10-09 17:22:49
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2020-05-23 02:25:03
  • First insertion