Vulnerability Details

Ghostscript < 9.51 Multiple Vulnerabilities (Linux)

Published: 2020-08-17 10:17:40
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Detection Type:
Executable Unreliable

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Summary:
Ghostscript is prone to multiple vulnerabilities.

Detection Method:
Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.

Technical Details:
The following vulnerabilities exist: - Buffer overflow - Null-pointer dereference - Use-after-free - Division by zero

Impact:
Successful exploitation would allow a remote attacker to cause a denial of service or escalate privileges.

Affected Versions:
Ghostscript before version 9.51.

Recommendations:
Update to version 9.51 or later.

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-16287
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-16288
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-16289
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-16290
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-16291
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-16292
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-16293
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-16294
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-16295
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-16296
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-16297
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-16298
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-16299
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-16300
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-16301
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-16302
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-16303
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-16304
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-16305
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-16306
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-16307
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-16308
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-16309
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-16310
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-17538

References:

https://bugs.ghostscript.com/show_bug.cgi?id=701785
https://bugs.ghostscript.com/show_bug.cgi?id=701791
https://bugs.ghostscript.com/show_bug.cgi?id=701788
https://bugs.ghostscript.com/show_bug.cgi?id=701786
https://bugs.ghostscript.com/show_bug.cgi?id=701787
https://bugs.ghostscript.com/show_bug.cgi?id=701793
https://bugs.ghostscript.com/show_bug.cgi?id=701795
https://bugs.ghostscript.com/show_bug.cgi?id=701794
https://bugs.ghostscript.com/show_bug.cgi?id=701796
https://bugs.ghostscript.com/show_bug.cgi?id=701792
https://bugs.ghostscript.com/show_bug.cgi?id=701800
https://bugs.ghostscript.com/show_bug.cgi?id=701799
https://bugs.ghostscript.com/show_bug.cgi?id=701801
https://bugs.ghostscript.com/show_bug.cgi?id=701807
https://bugs.ghostscript.com/show_bug.cgi?id=701808
https://bugs.ghostscript.com/show_bug.cgi?id=701815
https://bugs.ghostscript.com/show_bug.cgi?id=701818
https://bugs.ghostscript.com/show_bug.cgi?id=701816
https://bugs.ghostscript.com/show_bug.cgi?id=701819
https://bugs.ghostscript.com/show_bug.cgi?id=701821
https://bugs.ghostscript.com/show_bug.cgi?id=701822
https://bugs.ghostscript.com/show_bug.cgi?id=701829
https://bugs.ghostscript.com/show_bug.cgi?id=701827
https://bugs.ghostscript.com/show_bug.cgi?id=701828
https://bugs.ghostscript.com/show_bug.cgi?id=701792

Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
6.8
Published
2020-08-17
Modified
2020-08-19
Category
General

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