CVE-2019-14817 (retired)

Priority
Description
A flaw was found in, ghostscript versions prior to 9.28, in the
.pdfexectoken and other procedures where it did not properly secure its
privileged calls, enabling scripts to bypass `-dSAFER` restrictions. A
specially crafted PostScript file could disable security protection and
then have access to the file system, or execute arbitrary commands.
Assigned-to
sbeattie
Package
Upstream:needs-triage
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (9.26~dfsg+0-0ubuntu0.16.04.11)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):released (9.26~dfsg+0-0ubuntu0.18.04.11)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):released (9.26~dfsg+0-0ubuntu7.3)
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan):released (9.27~dfsg+0-0ubuntu3)
Patches:
Upstream:http://www.ghostscript.com/cgi-bin/findgit.cgi?cd1b1cacadac2479e291efe611979bdc1b3bdb19
More Information

Updated: 2019-09-19 16:07:23 UTC (commit d32ebc32606b9517c6fa7d65a15441e2a57a6de5)