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CVE-2018-16509

Published: 5 September 2018

An issue was discovered in Artifex Ghostscript before 9.24. Incorrect "restoration of privilege" checking during handling of /invalidaccess exceptions could be used by attackers able to supply crafted PostScript to execute code using the "pipe" instruction.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 7.8

Status

Package Release Status
ghostscript
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic
Released (9.22~dfsg+1-0ubuntu1.2)
precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was released [9.10~dfsg-0ubuntu10.13])
upstream Needs triage

xenial
Released (9.18~dfsg~0-0ubuntu2.9)