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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2019-14817

A flaw was found in, ghostscript versions prior to 9.28, 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.
Publish Date : 2019-09-03 Last Update Date : 2019-09-09
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.8
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 CodeBypass a restriction or similar
CWE ID 264

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2019:2586: ghostscript security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20192586 unix
RHSA-2019:2591: ghostscript security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20192591 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-2019-14817

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
No vulnerable product found. If the vulnerability is created recently it may take a few days to gather vulnerable products list and other information like cvss scores. Please check again in a few days.

- References For CVE-2019-14817

https://www.debian.org/security/2019/dsa-4518
DEBIAN DSA-4518
https://seclists.org/bugtraq/2019/Sep/15
BUGTRAQ 20190910 [SECURITY] [DSA 4518-1] ghostscript security update
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2019/09/msg00007.html
MLIST [debian-lts-announce] 20190909 [SECURITY] [DLA 1915-1] ghostscript security update
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:2594
REDHAT RHSA-2019:2594
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2019-14817 CONFIRM
http://git.ghostscript.com/?p=ghostpdl.git;a=commitdiff;h=cd1b1cacadac2479e291efe611979bdc1b3bdb19 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2019-14817

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


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