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CVE-2018-17961

Published: 15 October 2018

Artifex Ghostscript 9.25 and earlier allows attackers to bypass a sandbox protection mechanism via vectors involving errorhandler setup. NOTE: this issue exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2018-17183.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 8.6

Status

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

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Released (9.25~dfsg+1-0ubuntu0.18.04.2)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus)
Released (9.25~dfsg+1-0ubuntu0.16.04.2)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist
(trusty was released [9.25~dfsg+1-0ubuntu0.14.04.2])
Patches:
Upstream: http://git.ghostscript.com/?p=ghostpdl.git;a=commitdiff;h=a54c9e61e7d0
Upstream: http://git.ghostscript.com/?p=ghostpdl.git;a=commitdiff;h=a6807394bd94
Upstream: http://git.ghostscript.com/?p=ghostpdl.git;a=commitdiff;h=a5a9bf8c6a63