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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2013-5653

The getenv and filenameforall functions in Ghostscript 9.10 ignore the "-dSAFER" argument, which allows remote attackers to read data via a crafted postscript file.
Publish Date : 2017-03-07 Last Update Date : 2018-01-04
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
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) Obtain Information
CWE ID 200

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2017:0013: ghostscript security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20170013 unix
RHSA-2017:0014: ghostscript security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20170014 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-2013-5653

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Artifex Afpl Ghostscript 9.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Debian Debian Linux 8.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Artifex Afpl Ghostscript 1
Debian Debian Linux 1

- References For CVE-2013-5653
BID 96497 Ghostscript CVE-2013-5653 Multiple Information Disclosure Vulnerabilities Release Date:2017-03-06
MLIST [oss-security] 20160929 Re: ImageMagick identify "d:" hangs
MLIST [oss-security] 20160929 Re: ImageMagick identify "d:" hangs
REDHAT RHSA-2017:0013
REDHAT RHSA-2017:0014

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2013-5653

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