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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2019-6116

In Artifex Ghostscript through 9.26, ephemeral or transient procedures can allow access to system operators, leading to remote code execution.
Publish Date : 2019-03-21 Last Update Date : 2020-08-24
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2019:0229: ghostscript security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20190229 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2019-6116

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Artifex Ghostscript * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 14.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 16.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 18.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 18.10 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Debian Debian Linux 8.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Debian Debian Linux 9.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Fedoraproject Fedora 28 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Fedoraproject Fedora 29 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Fedoraproject Fedora 30 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Opensuse Leap 15.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Opensuse Leap 42.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 7.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server 7.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Aus 7.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Eus 7.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Tus 7.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Workstation 7.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Artifex Ghostscript 1
Canonical Ubuntu Linux 4
Debian Debian Linux 2
Fedoraproject Fedora 3
Opensuse Leap 2
Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux Server 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Aus 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Eus 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Tus 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux Workstation 1

- References For CVE-2019-6116
GENTOO GLSA-202004-03[email protected]/message/6AATIHU32MYKUOXQDJQU4X4DDVL7NAY3/
FEDORA FEDORA-2019-ebd6c4f15a CONFIRM CONFIRM[email protected]/message/7N6T5L3SSJX2AVUPHP7GCPATFWUPKZT2/
FEDORA FEDORA-2019-15d57af79a
MLIST [oss-security] 20190321 ghostscript: 2 -dSAFER bypass: CVE-2019-3835 & CVE-2019-3838[email protected]/message/XVWXVKG72IGEJYHLWE6H3CGALHGFSGGY/
FEDORA FEDORA-2019-9f06aa44f6
BUGTRAQ 20190402 [slackware-security] ghostscript (SSA:2019-092-01)
BID 106700 Ghostscript CVE-2019-6116 Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2019-01-23
MLIST [oss-security] 29190123 ghostscript: subroutines within pseudo-operators must themselves be pseudo-operators
FEDORA FEDORA-2019-7b9bb0e426[email protected]/message/ZP34D27RKYV2POJ3NJLSVCHUA5V5C45A/
FEDORA FEDORA-2019-953fc0f16d
MLIST [debian-lts-announce] 20190211 [SECURITY] [DLA 1670-1] ghostscript security update

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2019-6116

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit for more information)

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