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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2019-14869) (Multiple Advisories): ghostscript security update

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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2019-14869) (Multiple Advisories): ghostscript security update

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
11/14/2019
Created
10/06/2022
Added
10/05/2022
Modified
10/05/2022

Description

A flaw was found in all versions of ghostscript 9.x before 9.50, where the `.charkeys` procedure, where it did not properly secure its privileged calls, enabling scripts to bypass `-dSAFER` restrictions. An attacker could abuse this flaw by creating a specially crafted PostScript file that could escalate privileges within the Ghostscript and access files outside of restricted areas or execute commands.

Solution(s)

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-ghostscript
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-ghostscript-cups
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-ghostscript-doc
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-ghostscript-gtk
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-ghostscript-tools-dvipdf
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-ghostscript-tools-fonts
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-ghostscript-tools-printing
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-ghostscript-x11
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-libgs
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-libgs-devel

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