CVE-2016-7976

Published on: 08/07/2017 12:00:00 AM UTC

Last Modified on: 03/23/2021 11:27:05 PM UTC

CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Certain versions of Ghostscript from Artifex contain the following vulnerability:

The PS Interpreter in Ghostscript 9.18 and 9.20 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via crafted userparams.

  • CVE-2016-7976 has been assigned by [email protected] to track the vulnerability - currently rated as HIGH severity.

CVSS3 Score: 8.8 - HIGH

Attack
Vector
Attack
Complexity
Privileges
Required
User
Interaction
NETWORK LOW NONE REQUIRED
Scope Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
UNCHANGED HIGH HIGH HIGH

CVSS2 Score: 6.8 - MEDIUM

Access
Vector
Access
Complexity
Authentication
NETWORK MEDIUM NONE
Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
PARTIAL PARTIAL PARTIAL

CVE References

Description Tags Link
GPL Ghostscript: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201702-31) — Gentoo Security Third Party Advisory
security.gentoo.org
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URL Logo GENTOO GLSA-201702-31
Ghostscript CVE-2016-7976 Remote Command Execution Vulnerability Third Party Advisory
VDB Entry
cve.report (archive)
text/html
URL Logo BID 95332
git.ghostscript.com Git - user/chrisl/ghostpdl.git/commit Third Party Advisory
git.ghostscript.com
text/xml
URL Logo CONFIRM git.ghostscript.com/?p=user/chrisl/ghostpdl.git;a=commit;h=6d444c273da5499a4cd72f21cb6d4c9a5256807d
Debian -- Security Information -- DSA-3691-1 ghostscript www.debian.org
Depreciated Link
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URL Logo DEBIAN DSA-3691
oss-security - Re: Re: CVE Request - multiple ghostscript -dSAFER sandbox problems Mailing List
Third Party Advisory
www.openwall.com
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URL Logo MLIST [oss-security] 20161019 Re: Re: CVE Request - multiple ghostscript -dSAFER sandbox problems
697178 – /OutputICCProfile .putdeviceparams -dSAFER bypass Issue Tracking
Third Party Advisory
bugs.ghostscript.com
text/html
URL Logo CONFIRM bugs.ghostscript.com/show_bug.cgi?id=697178

Known Affected Configurations (CPE V2.3)

Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
ApplicationArtifexGhostscript9.18AllAllAll
ApplicationArtifexGhostscript9.20AllAllAll
ApplicationArtifexGhostscript9.18AllAllAll
ApplicationArtifexGhostscript9.20AllAllAll
  • cpe:2.3:a:artifex:ghostscript:9.18:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:artifex:ghostscript:9.20:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:artifex:ghostscript:9.18:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:artifex:ghostscript:9.20:*:*:*:*:*:*:*: