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CVE-2018-17961 Detail

Current Description

Artifex Ghostscript 9.25 and earlier allows attackers to bypass a sandbox protection mechanism via vectors involving errorhandler setup. NOTE: this issue exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2018-17183.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 8.6 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.ghostscript.com/?p=ghostpdl.git;a=commitdiff;h=a54c9e61e7d0 Patch Third Party Advisory
http://git.ghostscript.com/?p=ghostpdl.git;a=commitdiff;h=a5a9bf8c6a63 Patch Third Party Advisory
http://git.ghostscript.com/?p=ghostpdl.git;a=commitdiff;h=a6807394bd94 Patch Third Party Advisory
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2018/10/09/4 Exploit Mailing List Third Party Advisory
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3834 Third Party Advisory
https://bugs.chromium.org/p/project-zero/issues/detail?id=1682&desc=2 Patch Third Party Advisory
https://bugs.ghostscript.com/show_bug.cgi?id=699816 Permissions Required Third Party Advisory
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/10/msg00013.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3803-1/ Third Party Advisory
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4336 Third Party Advisory
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/45573/ Exploit Third Party Advisory VDB Entry

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-209 Information Exposure Through an Error Message NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:artifex:ghostscript:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (excluding)
9.25

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:9.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:18.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:18.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 4 ( 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-2018-17961
NVD Published Date:
10/15/2018
NVD Last Modified:
10/02/2019