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CVE-2017-8291

Published: 26 April 2017

Artifex Ghostscript through 2017-04-26 allows -dSAFER bypass and remote command execution via .rsdparams type confusion with a "/OutputFile (%pipe%" substring in a crafted .eps document that is an input to the gs program, as exploited in the wild in April 2017.

Priority

High

CVSS 3 base score: 7.8

Status

Package Release Status
ghostscript
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus)
Released (9.18~dfsg~0-0ubuntu2.4)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist
(trusty was released [9.10~dfsg-0ubuntu10.7])
Patches:
Upstream: https://git.ghostscript.com/?p=ghostpdl.git;a=commitdiff;h=4f83478c88
Upstream: https://git.ghostscript.com/?p=ghostpdl.git;a=commitdiff;h=04b37bbce1