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CVE-2010-2055 Detail

Current Description

Ghostscript 8.71 and earlier reads initialization files from the current working directory, which allows local users to execute arbitrary PostScript commands via a Trojan horse file, related to improper support for the -P- option to the gs program, as demonstrated using gs_init.ps, a different vulnerability than CVE-2010-4820.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.2 HIGH
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=583183
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=583316
http://bugs.ghostscript.com/show_bug.cgi?id=691339 Exploit
http://bugs.ghostscript.com/show_bug.cgi?id=691350
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2010-July/043913.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2010-July/043948.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-08/msg00001.html
http://savannah.gnu.org/forum/forum.php?forum_id=6368
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201412-17.xml
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/511433
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/511472 Exploit
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/511474 Exploit
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/511476
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/1757 Vendor Advisory
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=608071
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=599564 Patch
https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-0095.html

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:artifex:afpl_ghostscript:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:artifex:afpl_ghostscript:6.01:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:artifex:afpl_ghostscript:6.50:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:artifex:afpl_ghostscript:7.00:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:artifex:afpl_ghostscript:7.03:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:artifex:afpl_ghostscript:7.04:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:artifex:afpl_ghostscript:8.00:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:artifex:afpl_ghostscript:8.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:artifex:afpl_ghostscript:8.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:artifex:afpl_ghostscript:8.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:artifex:afpl_ghostscript:8.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:artifex:afpl_ghostscript:8.50:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:artifex:afpl_ghostscript:8.51:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:artifex:afpl_ghostscript:8.52:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:artifex:afpl_ghostscript:8.53:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:artifex:afpl_ghostscript:8.54:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:artifex:ghostscript_fonts:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:artifex:ghostscript_fonts:8.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:artifex:gpl_ghostscript:8.01:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:artifex:gpl_ghostscript:8.15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:artifex:gpl_ghostscript:8.50:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:artifex:gpl_ghostscript:8.51:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:artifex:gpl_ghostscript:8.54:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:artifex:gpl_ghostscript:8.56:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:artifex:gpl_ghostscript:8.57:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:artifex:gpl_ghostscript:8.60:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:artifex:gpl_ghostscript:8.61:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:artifex:gpl_ghostscript:8.62:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:artifex:gpl_ghostscript:8.63:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:artifex:gpl_ghostscript:8.64:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:artifex:gpl_ghostscript:8.70:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:artifex:gpl_ghostscript:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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8.71


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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2010-2055
NVD Published Date:
07/22/2010
NVD Last Modified:
01/09/2015