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Artifex Ghostscript: (CVE-2019-14813) Safer mode bypass by .forceput exposure

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Artifex Ghostscript: (CVE-2019-14813) Safer mode bypass by .forceput exposure

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
09/06/2019
Created
09/12/2019
Added
09/11/2019
Modified
11/20/2019

Description

A flaw was found in ghostscript, versions 9.x before 9.50, in the setsystemparams procedure where it did not properly secure its privileged calls, enabling scripts to bypass `-dSAFER` restrictions. A specially crafted PostScript file could disable security protection and then have access to the file system, or execute arbitrary commands.

Solution(s)

  • ghostscript-upgrade-9_50

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