Alpaquita Linux
Security Advisory

CVE-2019-14811

Published: August 31, 2023Last modified: August 31, 2023

Description

A flaw was found in, ghostscript versions prior to 9.50, in the .pdf_hook_DSC_Creator 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.

Severity score breakdown

ParameterValue
Base score7.8
Attack VectorLOCAL
Attack complexityLOW
Privileges requiredNONE
User interactionREQUIRED
ScopeUNCHANGED
ConfidentialityHIGH
Integrity impactHIGH
Availability impactHIGH
VectorCVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Status

ProductReleasePackageStatus
Alpaquita Linux23 LTSghostscriptNot affected (10.01.2-r0)
StreamghostscriptNot affected (10.01.2-r0)

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