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Oracle Solaris 11: CVE-2019-14813: Vulnerability in Ghostscript

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Oracle Solaris 11: CVE-2019-14813: Vulnerability in Ghostscript

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
09/06/2019
Created
11/21/2019
Added
11/20/2019
Modified
09/16/2021

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)

  • oracle-solaris-11-4-upgrade-value-print-filter-ghostscript-9-27-11-4-15-0-1-1-0
  • oracle-solaris-11-4-upgrade-value-print-filter-ghostscript-core-9-27-11-4-15-0-1-1-0

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