CVE-2019-14869

Priority
Description
A flaw was found in all versions of ghostscript 9.x before 9.50, where the
`.charkeys` procedure, where it did not properly secure its privileged
calls, enabling scripts to bypass `-dSAFER` restrictions. An attacker could
abuse this flaw by creating a specially crafted PostScript file that could
escalate privileges within the Ghostscript and access files outside of
restricted areas or execute commands.
Assigned-to
mdeslaur
Notes
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+0-0ubuntu0.16.04.12)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):released (9.26~dfsg+0-0ubuntu0.18.04.12)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):released (9.27~dfsg+0-0ubuntu4)
Patches:
Upstream:https://git.ghostscript.com/?p=ghostpdl.git;a=commitdiff;h=485904772c5f0aa1140032746e5a0abfc40f4cef
More Information

Updated: 2020-07-28 20:06:45 UTC (commit d26b6ca9f5b3adb89bb036ce73ae7dab894935ec)