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Alpine Linux: CVE-2018-16802:  ghostscript Incorrect "restoration of privilege" checking when running out of stack during exception handling

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2018-16802:  ghostscript Incorrect "restoration of privilege" checking when running out of stack during exception handling

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
09/10/2018
Created
03/19/2019
Added
11/09/2018
Modified
06/17/2022

Description

An issue was discovered in Artifex Ghostscript before 9.25. Incorrect "restoration of privilege" checking when running out of stack during exception handling could be used by attackers able to supply crafted PostScript to execute code using the "pipe" instruction. This is due to an incomplete fix for CVE-2018-16509.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-ghostscript

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