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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2018-16509: Security patch for ghostscript (ALAS-2018-1137)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2018-16509: Security patch for ghostscript (ALAS-2018-1137)

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
09/05/2018
Created
03/19/2019
Added
12/21/2018
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

An issue was discovered in Artifex Ghostscript before 9.24. Incorrect "restoration of privilege" checking during handling of /invalidaccess exceptions could be used by attackers able to supply crafted PostScript to execute code using the "pipe" instruction.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-ghostscript

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-ghostscript

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