CVE-2020-16302 Detail

Current Description

A buffer overflow vulnerability in jetp3852_print_page() in devices/gdev3852.c of Artifex Software GhostScript v9.50 allows a remote attacker to escalate privileges via a crafted PDF file. This is fixed in v9.51.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  5.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
https://bugs.ghostscript.com/show_bug.cgi?id=701815 Exploit  Issue Tracking  Vendor Advisory 
https://git.ghostscript.com/?p=ghostpdl.git;a=commitdiff;h=366ad48d076c1aa4c8f83c65011258a04e348207 Patch  Vendor Advisory 
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2020/08/msg00032.html Third Party Advisory 
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202008-20 Third Party Advisory 
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4469-1/
https://www.debian.org/security/2020/dsa-4748 Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-120 Buffer Copy without Checking Size of Input ('Classic Buffer Overflow') cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2020-16302
NVD Published Date:
08/12/2020
NVD Last Modified:
08/31/2020
Source:
MITRE