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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
Description Last Modified:  04/27/2017
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector: AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 5.9
Exploitability Score: 1.8


Attack Vector (AV): Local
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): Required
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): High
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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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/

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Incorrect Type Conversion or Cast (CWE-704)

Change History

8 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

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