Executive Summary

Summary
Title GPL Ghostscript: Multiple vulnerabilities
Informations
Name GLSA-202004-03 First vendor Publication 2020-04-01
Vendor Gentoo Last vendor Modification 2020-04-01
Severity (Vendor) N/A Revision N/A

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
 
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Cvss Base Score 7.5 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 6.4 Attack Complexity Low
Cvss Expoit Score 10 Authentication None Required
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Detail

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in GPL Ghostscript, the worst of which could result in the execution of arbitrary code.

Background

Ghostscript is an interpreter for the PostScript language and for PDF.

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in GPL Ghostscript.
Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact

A remote attacker could entice a user to process a specially crafted file using GPL Ghostscript, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All GPL Ghostscript users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot -v ">=app-text/ghostscript-gpl-9.28_rc4"

References

[ 1 ] CVE-2019-10216 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-10216
[ 2 ] CVE-2019-14811 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-14811
[ 3 ] CVE-2019-14812 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-14812
[ 4 ] CVE-2019-14813 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-14813
[ 5 ] CVE-2019-14817 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-14817
[ 6 ] CVE-2019-3835 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-3835
[ 7 ] CVE-2019-3838 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-3838
[ 8 ] CVE-2019-6116 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-6116

Availability

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at the Gentoo Security Website:

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202004-03

Original Source

Url : http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-202004-03.xml

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
38 % CWE-264 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls
25 % CWE-284 Access Control (Authorization) Issues
25 % CWE-269 Improper Privilege Management
12 % CWE-20 Improper Input Validation

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Application 26
Application 18
Application 1
Application 1
Os 4
Os 2
Os 4
Os 2
Os 4
Os 1
Os 1
Os 2
Os 2
Os 2
Os 1

Snort® IPS/IDS

Date Description
2019-03-05 Ghostscript PostScript remote code execution attempt
RuleID : 49086 - Revision : 1 - Type : FILE-OTHER
2019-03-05 Ghostscript PostScript remote code execution attempt
RuleID : 49085 - Revision : 1 - Type : FILE-OTHER

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Date Informations
2020-04-02 00:17:29
  • First insertion