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Ubuntu: USN-4111-1 (CVE-2019-14817): Ghostscript vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: USN-4111-1 (CVE-2019-14817): Ghostscript vulnerabilities

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
08/29/2019
Created
08/30/2019
Added
08/30/2019
Modified
01/20/2021

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)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-ghostscript
  • ubuntu-upgrade-libgs9

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