ID CVE-2016-7979
Summary Ghostscript before 9.21 might allow remote attackers to bypass the SAFER mode protection mechanism and consequently execute arbitrary code by leveraging type confusion in .initialize_dsc_parser.
References
Vulnerable Configurations
  • cpe:2.3:a:artifex:ghostscript:8_64:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:artifex:ghostscript:8_64:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:artifex:ghostscript:9.00:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:artifex:ghostscript:9.00:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:artifex:ghostscript:9.01:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:artifex:ghostscript:9.01:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:artifex:ghostscript:9.02:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:artifex:ghostscript:9.02:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:artifex:ghostscript:9.04:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:artifex:ghostscript:9.04:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:artifex:ghostscript:9.05:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:artifex:ghostscript:9.05:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:artifex:ghostscript:9.06:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:artifex:ghostscript:9.06:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:artifex:ghostscript:9.07:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:artifex:ghostscript:9.07:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:artifex:ghostscript:9.09:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:artifex:ghostscript:9.09:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:artifex:ghostscript:9.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:artifex:ghostscript:9.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:artifex:ghostscript:9.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:artifex:ghostscript:9.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:artifex:ghostscript:9.15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:artifex:ghostscript:9.15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:artifex:ghostscript:9.16:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:artifex:ghostscript:9.16:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:artifex:ghostscript:9.18:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:artifex:ghostscript:9.18:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:artifex:ghostscript:9.19:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:artifex:ghostscript:9.19:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:artifex:ghostscript:9.20:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:artifex:ghostscript:9.20:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
CVSS
Base: 7.5 (as of 05-01-2018 - 02:31)
Impact:
Exploitability:
CWE CWE-704
CAPEC
Access
VectorComplexityAuthentication
NETWORK LOW NONE
Impact
ConfidentialityIntegrityAvailability
PARTIAL PARTIAL PARTIAL
cvss-vector via4 AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
redhat via4
advisories
  • rhsa
    id RHSA-2017:0013
  • rhsa
    id RHSA-2017:0014
rpms
  • ghostscript-0:9.07-20.el7_3.1
  • ghostscript-cups-0:9.07-20.el7_3.1
  • ghostscript-devel-0:9.07-20.el7_3.1
  • ghostscript-doc-0:9.07-20.el7_3.1
  • ghostscript-gtk-0:9.07-20.el7_3.1
  • ghostscript-0:8.70-21.el6_8.1
  • ghostscript-devel-0:8.70-21.el6_8.1
  • ghostscript-doc-0:8.70-21.el6_8.1
  • ghostscript-gtk-0:8.70-21.el6_8.1
refmap via4
bid 95337
confirm
debian DSA-3691
gentoo GLSA-201702-31
mlist [oss-security] 20161005 Re: CVE Request - multiple ghostscript -dSAFER sandbox problems
Last major update 05-01-2018 - 02:31
Published 23-05-2017 - 04:29
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