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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2018-16542

In Artifex Ghostscript before 9.24, attackers able to supply crafted PostScript files could use insufficient interpreter stack-size checking during error handling to crash the interpreter.
Publish Date : 2018-09-05 Last Update Date : 2018-11-25
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.3
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
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)
CWE ID 388

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2018:2918: ghostscript security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20182918 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-2018-16542

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Artifex Ghostscript 8 64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 14.04 ~~lts~~~ Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 16.04 ~~lts~~~ Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 18.04 ~~lts~~~ Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Debian Debian Linux 8.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Debian Debian Linux 9.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 7.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 7.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server 7.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Eus 7.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 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 3
Debian Debian Linux 2
Redhat Enterprise Linux 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux Server 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Eus 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux Workstation 1

- References For CVE-2018-16542

https://usn.ubuntu.com/3768-1/
UBUNTU USN-3768-1
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4288
DEBIAN DSA-4288
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201811-12
GENTOO GLSA-201811-12
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/09/msg00015.html
MLIST [debian-lts-announce] 20180913 [SECURITY] [DLA 1504-1] ghostscript security update
https://bugs.ghostscript.com/show_bug.cgi?id=699668
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:2918
REDHAT RHSA-2018:2918
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/105337
BID 105337 Ghostscript 'psi/interp.c' Remote Memory Corruption Vulnerability Release Date:2018-10-29
http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2018/q3/182
http://git.ghostscript.com/?p=ghostpdl.git;a=commit;h=b575e1ec42cc86f6a58c603f2a88fcc2af699cc8

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2018-16542

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


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