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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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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://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://usn.ubuntu.com/3768-1/ Third Party Advisory
https://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/332928 Patch Third Party Advisory US Government Resource

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Incorrect Type Conversion or Cast (CWE-704)

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:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:18.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
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Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:artifex:ghostscript:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
9.23

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

Configuration 5 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_desktop:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server_aus:7.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server_eus:7.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server_tus:7.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_workstation:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 6 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:pulsesecure:pulse_connect_secure:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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From (including)
8.2r1.0
Up to (excluding)
8.2r12.1
 cpe:2.3:a:pulsesecure:pulse_connect_secure:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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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:
04/25/2019