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Red Hat: CVE-2019-14817: CVE-2019-14817 ghostscript: Safer mode bypass by .forceput exposure in .pdfexectoken and other procedures (701450) (Multiple Advisories)

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Red Hat: CVE-2019-14817: CVE-2019-14817 ghostscript: Safer mode bypass by .forceput exposure in .pdfexectoken and other procedures (701450) (Multiple Advisories)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
09/02/2019
Created
09/04/2019
Added
09/03/2019
Modified
12/15/2023

Description

A flaw was found in, ghostscript versions prior to 9.50, in the .pdfexectoken and other procedures 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)

  • redhat-upgrade-ghostscript
  • redhat-upgrade-ghostscript-cups
  • redhat-upgrade-ghostscript-debuginfo
  • redhat-upgrade-ghostscript-debugsource
  • redhat-upgrade-ghostscript-doc
  • redhat-upgrade-ghostscript-gtk
  • redhat-upgrade-ghostscript-gtk-debuginfo
  • redhat-upgrade-ghostscript-tools-dvipdf
  • redhat-upgrade-ghostscript-tools-fonts
  • redhat-upgrade-ghostscript-tools-printing
  • redhat-upgrade-ghostscript-x11
  • redhat-upgrade-ghostscript-x11-debuginfo
  • redhat-upgrade-libgs
  • redhat-upgrade-libgs-debuginfo
  • redhat-upgrade-libgs-devel

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