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CVE-2018-16863 Detail

Current Description

It was found that RHSA-2018:2918 did not fully fix CVE-2018-16509. An attacker could possibly exploit another variant of the flaw and bypass the -dSAFER protection to, for example, execute arbitrary shell commands via a specially crafted PostScript document. This only affects ghostscript 9.07 as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.

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

Nist CVSS score does not match with CNA score
CNA:  Red Hat, Inc.
Base Score: 7.3 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.ghostscript.com/?p=ghostpdl.git;a=commit;h=520bb0ea7519 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://git.ghostscript.com/?p=ghostpdl.git;a=commit;h=5516c614dc33 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://git.ghostscript.com/?p=ghostpdl.git;a=commit;h=78911a01b67d Patch Vendor Advisory
http://git.ghostscript.com/?p=ghostpdl.git;a=commit;h=79cccf641486 Patch Vendor Advisory
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3761 Third Party Advisory
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2018-16863 Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-78 Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in an OS Command ('OS Command Injection') NIST  
CWE-184 Incomplete List of Disallowed Inputs Red Hat, Inc.  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:artifex:ghostscript:9.07:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 2 ( 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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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-16863
NVD Published Date:
12/03/2018
NVD Last Modified:
10/09/2019