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CVE-2018-16510 Detail

Current Description

An issue was discovered in Artifex Ghostscript before 9.24. Incorrect exec stack handling in the "CS" and "SC" PDF primitives could be used by remote attackers able to supply crafted PDFs to crash the interpreter or possibly have unspecified other impact.

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=ea735ba37dc0fd5f5622d031830b9a559dec1cc9 Third Party Advisory
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2018/08/27/4 Issue Tracking Mailing List Patch Third Party Advisory
https://bugs.ghostscript.com/show_bug.cgi?id=699671 Issue Tracking Permissions Required
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201811-12
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3768-1/ Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3773-1/ Third Party Advisory

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-16510
NVD Published Date:
09/05/2018
NVD Last Modified:
11/25/2018