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CVE-2019-14812 Detail

Description

A flaw was found in all ghostscript versions 9.x before 9.50, in the .setuserparams2 procedure where it did not properly secure its privileged calls, enabling scripts to bypass `-dSAFER` restrictions. A specially crafted PostScript file could disable security protection and then have access to the file system, or execute arbitrary commands.

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
http://git.ghostscript.com/?p=ghostpdl.git;a=commitdiff;h=885444fcbe10dc42787ecb76686c8ee4dd33bf33
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2019-14812
https://bugs.ghostscript.com/show_bug.cgi?id=701444
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2019-14812
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/LBUC4DBBJTRFNCR3IODBV4IXB2C2HI3V/

Weakness Enumeration

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

Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-14812
NVD Published Date:
11/27/2019
NVD Last Modified:
11/29/2019