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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2018-16863

It was found that RHSA-2018:2918 did not fully fix CVE-2018-16509. An attacker could possibly exploit another variant of the flaw and bypass the -dSAFER protection to, for example, execute arbitrary shell commands via a specially crafted PostScript document. This only affects ghostscript 9.07 as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.
Publish Date : 2018-12-03 Last Update Date : 2019-10-09
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
9.3
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeBypass a restriction or similar
CWE ID 78

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2018:3761: ghostscript security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20183761 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2018-16863

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Artifex Ghostscript 9.07 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 7.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server 7.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Aus 7.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Eus 7.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Tus 7.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Workstation 7.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Artifex Ghostscript 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux Server 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Aus 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Eus 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Tus 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux Workstation 1

- References For CVE-2018-16863

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3761
REDHAT RHSA-2018:3761
http://git.ghostscript.com/?p=ghostpdl.git;a=commit;h=78911a01b67d CONFIRM
http://git.ghostscript.com/?p=ghostpdl.git;a=commit;h=520bb0ea7519 CONFIRM
http://git.ghostscript.com/?p=ghostpdl.git;a=commit;h=5516c614dc33 CONFIRM
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2018-16863 CONFIRM
http://git.ghostscript.com/?p=ghostpdl.git;a=commit;h=79cccf641486 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2018-16863

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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