CVE-2019-6116

NameCVE-2019-6116
DescriptionIn Artifex Ghostscript through 9.26, ephemeral or transient procedures can allow access to system operators, leading to remote code execution.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-1670-1, DSA-4372-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
ghostscript (PTS)jessie9.06~dfsg-2+deb8u7vulnerable
jessie (security)9.26a~dfsg-0+deb8u1fixed
stretch9.26a~dfsg-0+deb9u1fixed
stretch (security)9.26a~dfsg-0+deb9u2fixed
buster9.27~dfsg-1fixed
sid9.27~dfsg-2fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
ghostscriptsource(unstable)9.26a~dfsg-1medium
ghostscriptsourcejessie9.26a~dfsg-0+deb8u1mediumDLA-1670-1
ghostscriptsourcestretch9.26a~dfsg-0+deb9u1mediumDSA-4372-1

Notes

https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2019/01/23/5
http://git.ghostscript.com/?p=ghostpdl.git;a=commitdiff;h=13b0a36f8181db66a91bcc8cea139998b53a8996
http://git.ghostscript.com/?p=ghostpdl.git;a=commitdiff;h=2db98f9c66135601efb103d8db7d020a672308db
http://git.ghostscript.com/?p=ghostpdl.git;a=commitdiff;h=99f13091a3f309bdc95d275ea9fec10bb9f42d9a
http://git.ghostscript.com/?p=ghostpdl.git;a=commitdiff;h=59d8f4deef90c1598ff50616519d5576756b4495
http://git.ghostscript.com/?p=ghostpdl.git;a=commitdiff;h=2768d1a6dddb83f5c061207a7ed2813999c1b5c9
http://git.ghostscript.com/?p=ghostpdl.git;a=commitdiff;h=49c8092da88ef6bb0aa281fe294ae0925a44b5b9
https://bugs.chromium.org/p/project-zero/issues/detail?id=1729
https://bugs.ghostscript.com/show_bug.cgi?id=700317

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