CVE-2023-36664

NameCVE-2023-36664
DescriptionArtifex Ghostscript through 10.01.2 mishandles permission validation for pipe devices (with the %pipe% prefix or the | pipe character prefix).
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-5446-1

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
ghostscript (PTS)buster9.27~dfsg-2+deb10u5fixed
buster (security)9.27~dfsg-2+deb10u9fixed
bullseye9.53.3~dfsg-7+deb11u4vulnerable
bullseye (security)9.53.3~dfsg-7+deb11u5fixed
bookworm, bookworm (security)10.0.0~dfsg-11+deb12u1fixed
sid, trixie10.02.0~dfsg-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
ghostscriptsourcebuster(not affected)
ghostscriptsourcebullseye9.53.3~dfsg-7+deb11u5DSA-5446-1
ghostscriptsourcebookworm10.0.0~dfsg-11+deb12u1DSA-5446-1
ghostscriptsource(unstable)10.01.2~dfsg-1

Notes

[buster] - ghostscript <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present; no path validation at all)
https://bugs.ghostscript.com/show_bug.cgi?id=706761
https://bugs.ghostscript.com/show_bug.cgi?id=706778
https://git.ghostscript.com/?p=ghostpdl.git;a=commit;h=505eab7782b429017eb434b2b95120855f2b0e3c
https://git.ghostscript.com/?p=ghostpdl.git;a=commit;h=0974e4f2ac0005d3731e0b5c13ebc7e965540f4d
https://git.ghostscript.com/?p=ghostpdl.git;a=commit;h=5e65eeae225c7d02d447de5abaf4a8e6d234fcea (ghostpdl-10.01.2)
https://git.ghostscript.com/?p=ghostpdl.git;a=commit;h=fb342fdb60391073a69147cb71af1ac416a81099 (ghostpdl-10.01.2)

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