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Amazon Linux AMI 2: CVE-2018-16802: Security patch for ghostscript (ALAS-2018-1088)

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Amazon Linux AMI 2: CVE-2018-16802: Security patch for ghostscript (ALAS-2018-1088)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
09/10/2018
Created
05/08/2020
Added
04/27/2020
Modified
09/30/2022

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)

  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-ghostscript
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-ghostscript-cups
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-ghostscript-debuginfo
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-ghostscript-devel
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-ghostscript-doc
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-ghostscript-gtk

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