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CVE-2017-8291 Detail

Current Description

Artifex Ghostscript through 2017-04-26 allows -dSAFER bypass and remote command execution via .rsdparams type confusion with a "/OutputFile (%pipe%" substring in a crafted .eps document that is an input to the gs program, as exploited in the wild in April 2017.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/04/28/2 Mailing List Patch Third Party Advisory
http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3838
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/98476
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:1230
https://bugs.ghostscript.com/show_bug.cgi?id=697808 Issue Tracking Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1446063 Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1036453 Exploit Issue Tracking Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://git.ghostscript.com/?p=ghostpdl.git;a=commit;h=04b37bbce174eed24edec7ad5b920eb93db4d47d Patch Vendor Advisory
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201708-06
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/41955/

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-704 Incorrect Type Conversion or Cast NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:artifex:ghostscript:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
9.21


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-8291
NVD Published Date:
04/26/2017
NVD Last Modified:
01/04/2018