CVE-2018-16542 Detail

Current Description

In Artifex Ghostscript before 9.24, attackers able to supply crafted PostScript files could use insufficient interpreter stack-size checking during error handling to crash the interpreter.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  5.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.ghostscript.com/?p=ghostpdl.git;a=commit;h=b575e1ec42cc86f6a58c603f2a88fcc2af699cc8 Patch  Vendor Advisory 
http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2018/q3/182 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/105337 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:2918 Third Party Advisory 
https://bugs.ghostscript.com/show_bug.cgi?id=699668 Issue Tracking  Permissions Required  Vendor 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.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4288 Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-388 7PK - Errors cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-16542
NVD Published Date:
09/05/2018
NVD Last Modified:
03/07/2019
Source:
MITRE