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CVE-2019-3839 Detail

Current Description

It was found that in ghostscript some privileged operators remained accessible from various places after the CVE-2019-6116 fix. A specially crafted PostScript file could use this flaw in order to, for example, have access to the file system outside of the constrains imposed by -dSAFER. Ghostscript versions before 9.27 are vulnerable.

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=commitdiff;h=4ec9ca74bed49f2a82acb4bf430eae0d8b3b75c9 Patch Third Party Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-09/msg00088.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-09/msg00090.html
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:0971
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:1017
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2019-3839 Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2019/05/msg00023.html Third Party Advisory
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/6AATIHU32MYKUOXQDJQU4X4DDVL7NAY3/
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/ZP34D27RKYV2POJ3NJLSVCHUA5V5C45A/
https://seclists.org/bugtraq/2019/May/23
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3970-1/
https://www.debian.org/security/2019/dsa-4442

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-264 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls NIST  
CWE-648 Incorrect Use of Privileged APIs Red Hat, Inc.  

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)
9.27

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-3839
NVD Published Date:
05/16/2019
NVD Last Modified:
05/30/2019