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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2019-3838

It was found that the forceput operator could be extracted from the DefineResource method 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 : 2020-10-15
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.3
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 CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- 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-2019-3838

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Artifex Ghostscript * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Debian Debian Linux 8.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Debian Debian Linux 9.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Fedoraproject Fedora 28 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Fedoraproject Fedora 29 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Fedoraproject Fedora 30 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Opensuse Leap 15.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Opensuse Leap 42.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Redhat Ansible Tower 3.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 5.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 6.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 7.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server 7.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Aus 7.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Eus 7.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Tus 7.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Workstation 7.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Artifex Ghostscript 1
Debian Debian Linux 2
Fedoraproject Fedora 3
Opensuse Leap 2
Redhat Ansible Tower 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux 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-2019-3838

https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/message/SVERLGEU3OV6RNZ2SIBXREWD3BF5H23N/
FEDORA FEDORA-2019-d5d9cfd359
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-04/msg00018.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2019:1121
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-04/msg00011.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2019:1119
https://seclists.org/bugtraq/2019/Apr/4
BUGTRAQ 20190402 [slackware-security] ghostscript (SSA:2019-092-01)
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/152367/Slackware-Security-Advisory-ghostscript-Updates.html
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/message/A43SRQAEHQCKSEMIBINHUNIGHTDCZD7F/
FEDORA FEDORA-2019-9f28451404
https://www.debian.org/security/2019/dsa-4432
DEBIAN DSA-4432
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:0971
REDHAT RHSA-2019:0971
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2019/04/msg00021.html
MLIST [debian-lts-announce] 20190423 [SECURITY] [DLA 1761-1] ghostscript security update
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:0652
REDHAT RHSA-2019:0652
https://seclists.org/bugtraq/2019/Apr/28
BUGTRAQ 20190417 [SECURITY] [DSA 4432-1] ghostscript security update
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2019-3838 CONFIRM
https://bugs.ghostscript.com/show_bug.cgi?id=700576
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/message/ANBSCZABXQUEQWIKNWJ35IYX24M227EI/
FEDORA FEDORA-2019-1a2c059afd
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202004-03
GENTOO GLSA-202004-03

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2019-3838

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


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