CVE-2019-3838

Priority
Description
It was found that the forceput operator could be extracted from the
DefineResource method in ghostscript before 9.27. A specially crafted
PostScript file could use this flaw in order to, for example, have access
to the file system outside of the constrains imposed by -dSAFER.
Assigned-to
mdeslaur
Notes
Package
Upstream:needs-triage
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE (trusty was released [9.26~dfsg+0-0ubuntu0.14.04.8])
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (9.26~dfsg+0-0ubuntu0.16.04.8)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):released (9.26~dfsg+0-0ubuntu0.18.04.8)
Patches:
Upstream:http://git.ghostscript.com/?p=ghostpdl.git;a=commit;h=ed9fcd95bb01f0768bf273b2526732e381202319
Upstream:http://git.ghostscript.com/?p=ghostpdl.git;a=commit;h=a82601e8f95a2f2147f3b3b9e44ec2b8f3a6be8b
More Information

Updated: 2020-07-28 20:07:27 UTC (commit d26b6ca9f5b3adb89bb036ce73ae7dab894935ec)