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CVE-2020-16303

Published: 13 August 2020

A use-after-free vulnerability in xps_finish_image_path() in devices/vector/gdevxps.c of Artifex Software GhostScript v9.50 allows a remote attacker to escalate privileges via a crafted PDF file. This is fixed in v9.51.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 7.8

Status

Package Release Status
ghostscript
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic
Released (9.26~dfsg+0-0ubuntu0.18.04.13)
focal
Released (9.50~dfsg-5ubuntu4.2)
precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (9.51~dfsg-1)
xenial Not vulnerable
(code not present)
Patches:
upstream: https://git.ghostscript.com/?p=ghostpdl.git;a=commit;h=94d8955cb7725eb5f3557ddc02310c76124fdd1a