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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2019-3835

It was found that the superexec operator was available in the internal dictionary in ghostscript before 9.27. A specially crafted PostScript file could use this flaw in order to, for example, have access to the file system outside of the constrains imposed by -dSAFER.
Publish Date : 2019-03-25 Last Update Date : 2019-05-07
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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)
CWE ID 284

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2019:0633: ghostscript security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20190633 unix
RHSA-2019:0971: ghostscript security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20190971 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-2019-3835

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Artifex Ghostscript 9.07 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Artifex Ghostscript 9.09 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Artifex Ghostscript 9.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Artifex Ghostscript 9.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Artifex Ghostscript 9.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Artifex Ghostscript 9.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Artifex Ghostscript 9.18 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Artifex Ghostscript 9.19 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Artifex Ghostscript 9.20 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Artifex Ghostscript 9.21 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Artifex Ghostscript 9.22 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Artifex Ghostscript 9.23 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Artifex Ghostscript 9.24 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Artifex Ghostscript 9.25 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Artifex Ghostscript 9.26 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Artifex Ghostscript 8 64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 OS Debian Debian Linux 8.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 OS Debian Debian Linux 9.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 OS Fedoraproject Fedora 28 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 OS Fedoraproject Fedora 29 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 OS Fedoraproject Fedora 30 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Redhat Ansible Tower 3.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 7.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server 7.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Aus 7.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Eus 7.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Tus 7.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Workstation 7.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Artifex Ghostscript 16
Debian Debian Linux 2
Fedoraproject Fedora 3
Redhat Ansible Tower 1
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-2019-3835
DEBIAN DSA-4432[email protected]/message/SVERLGEU3OV6RNZ2SIBXREWD3BF5H23N/
FEDORA FEDORA-2019-d5d9cfd359
BUGTRAQ 20190417 [SECURITY] [DSA 4432-1] ghostscript security update[email protected]/message/A43SRQAEHQCKSEMIBINHUNIGHTDCZD7F/
FEDORA FEDORA-2019-9f28451404[email protected]/message/ANBSCZABXQUEQWIKNWJ35IYX24M227EI/
FEDORA FEDORA-2019-1a2c059afd
MLIST [debian-lts-announce] 20190423 [SECURITY] [DLA 1761-1] ghostscript security update CONFIRM
BID 107855 Ghostscript CVE-2019-3835 Security Bypass Vulnerability Release Date:2019-04-19
REDHAT RHSA-2019:0652
REDHAT RHSA-2019:0971
BUGTRAQ 20190402 [slackware-security] ghostscript (SSA:2019-092-01)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2019-3835

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

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