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CVE-2019-6116 Detail

Current Description

In Artifex Ghostscript through 9.26, ephemeral or transient procedures can allow access to system operators, leading to remote code execution.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  03/21/2019
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector: AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 5.9
Exploitability Score: 1.8


Attack Vector (AV): Local
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): Required
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): High
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-01/msg00047.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-01/msg00048.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/151307/Ghostscript-Pseudo-Operator-Remote-Code-Execution.html Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/152367/Slackware-Security-Advisory-ghostscript-Updates.html Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2019/01/23/5 Exploit Mailing List Patch Third Party Advisory
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2019/03/21/1 Mailing List Patch Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/106700 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHBA-2019:0327 Third Party Advisory
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:0229 Third Party Advisory
https://bugs.chromium.org/p/project-zero/issues/detail?id=1729 Exploit Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
https://bugs.ghostscript.com/show_bug.cgi?id=700317 Exploit Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2019/02/msg00016.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/7N6T5L3SSJX2AVUPHP7GCPATFWUPKZT2/ Mailing List Release Notes Third Party Advisory
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/MWVAVCDXBLPLJMVGNSKGGDTBEOHCJBKK/ Third Party Advisory
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/XVWXVKG72IGEJYHLWE6H3CGALHGFSGGY/ Mailing List Release Notes Third Party Advisory
https://seclists.org/bugtraq/2019/Apr/4 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3866-1/ Third Party Advisory
https://www.debian.org/security/2019/dsa-4372 Third Party Advisory
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/46242/ Exploit Third Party Advisory VDB Entry

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:artifex:ghostscript:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
9.26

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:fedoraproject:fedora:28:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:fedoraproject:fedora:29:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:fedoraproject:fedora:30:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:18.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:18.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 4 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:9.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 5 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:opensuse:leap:15.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:opensuse:leap:42.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 6 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_desktop:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server_aus:7.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server_eus:7.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server_tus:7.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_workstation:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-6116
NVD Published Date:
03/21/2019
NVD Last Modified:
04/24/2019