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CVE-2019-10216 Detail

Description

It was found that the .buildfont1 procedure did not properly secure its privileged calls, enabling scripts to bypass `-dSAFER` restrictions. An attacker could abuse this flaw by creating a specially crafted PostScript file that could escalate privileges and access files outside of restricted areas.

Source:  MITRE

Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: N/A
NVD score not yet provided.

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
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2019-10216

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-648 Incorrect Use of Privileged APIs Red Hat, Inc.  

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-10216
NVD Published Date:
11/27/2019
NVD Last Modified:
11/29/2019