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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2017-8291: Security patch for ghostscript (ALAS-2017-837)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2017-8291: Security patch for ghostscript (ALAS-2017-837)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
04/26/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
06/07/2017
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

Artifex Ghostscript through 2017-04-26 allows -dSAFER bypass and remote command execution via .rsdparams type confusion with a "/OutputFile (%pipe%" substring in a crafted .eps document that is an input to the gs program, as exploited in the wild in April 2017.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-ghostscript

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-ghostscript

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