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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
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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=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 Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3768-1/ Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3773-1/ Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:artifex:ghostscript:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (excluding)
9.24

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:gpl_ghostscript:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (excluding)
9.26


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-16510
NVD Published Date:
09/05/2018
NVD Last Modified:
03/11/2019