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CVE-2018-15909 Detail

Current Description

In Artifex Ghostscript 9.23 before 2018-08-24, a type confusion using the .shfill operator could be used by attackers able to supply crafted PostScript files to crash the interpreter or potentially execute code.

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://git.ghostscript.com/?p=ghostpdl.git;a=commit;h=0b6cd1918e1ec4ffd087400a754a845180a4522b Patch Vendor Advisory
http://git.ghostscript.com/?p=ghostpdl.git;a=commit;h=e01e77a36cbb2e0277bc3a63852244bec41be0f6 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/105178 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3650 Third Party Advisory
https://kb.pulsesecure.net/articles/Pulse_Security_Advisories/SA44101 Patch Third Party Advisory
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/09/msg00015.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201811-12 Third Party Advisory
https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K24803507?utm_source=f5support&utm_medium=RSS
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3768-1/ Third Party Advisory
https://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/332928 Patch Third Party Advisory US Government Resource

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:o:debian:debian_linux:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:18.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:artifex:ghostscript:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
9.23

Configuration 4 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:artifex:gpl_ghostscript:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (excluding)
9.26

Configuration 5 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_desktop:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server_aus:7.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server_eus:7.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server_tus:7.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_workstation:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 6 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:pulsesecure:pulse_connect_secure:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
8.2r1.0
Up to (excluding)
8.2r12.1
 cpe:2.3:a:pulsesecure:pulse_connect_secure:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
8.3r1
Up to (excluding)
8.3r7.1
 cpe:2.3:a:pulsesecure:pulse_connect_secure:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
9.0r1
Up to (excluding)
9.0r3.4


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-15909
NVD Published Date:
08/27/2018
NVD Last Modified:
10/16/2019