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CVE-2018-15910 Detail

Current Description

In Artifex Ghostscript before 9.24, attackers able to supply crafted PostScript files could use a type confusion in the LockDistillerParams parameter to crash the interpreter or execute code.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  09/05/2018
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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=c3476dde7743761a4e1d39a631716199b696b880 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/105122 Third Party Advisory
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:2918 Third Party Advisory
https://bugs.ghostscript.com/show_bug.cgi?id=699656 Permissions Required Vendor Advisory
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/09/msg00015.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3768-1/ Third Party Advisory
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4288 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)

Change History

7 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-15910
NVD Published Date:
08/27/2018
NVD Last Modified:
10/30/2018