Upstream information

CVE-2019-14869 at MITRE

Description

A flaw was found in all versions of ghostscript 9.x before 9.50, where the `.charkeys` procedure, where it did not properly secure its privileged calls, enabling scripts to bypass `-dSAFER` restrictions. An attacker could abuse this flaw by creating a specially crafted PostScript file that could escalate privileges within the Ghostscript and access files outside of restricted areas or execute commands.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 6.8
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 8.8 7.3
Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L
Attack Vector Network Network
Attack Complexity Low Low
Privileges Required None None
User Interaction Required None
Scope Unchanged Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High Low
Integrity Impact High Low
Availability Impact High Low
CVSSv3 Version 3.1 3.1
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1156275 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
HPE Helion OpenStack 8
  • ghostscript >= 9.27-23.31.1
  • ghostscript-x11 >= 9.27-23.31.1
Patchnames:
HPE-Helion-OpenStack-8-2019-2983
SUSE Enterprise Storage 5
  • ghostscript >= 9.27-23.31.1
  • ghostscript-x11 >= 9.27-23.31.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-Storage-5-2019-2983
SUSE Enterprise Storage 6
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP1
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP1
SUSE Manager Proxy 4.0
SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.0
SUSE Manager Server 4.0
  • ghostscript >= 9.27-3.24.1
  • ghostscript-devel >= 9.27-3.24.1
  • ghostscript-x11 >= 9.27-3.24.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-SP1-2019-2981
SUSE Enterprise Storage 7.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP3
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP3
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP3
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP3
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP3
SUSE Manager Proxy 4.2
SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.2
SUSE Manager Server 4.2
  • ghostscript >= 9.52-3.32.1
  • ghostscript-devel >= 9.52-3.32.1
  • ghostscript-x11 >= 9.52-3.32.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP3 GA ghostscript-9.52-3.32.1
SUSE Enterprise Storage 7
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP2
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP2
SUSE Manager Proxy 4.1
SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.1
SUSE Manager Server 4.1
  • ghostscript >= 9.52-3.27.2
  • ghostscript-devel >= 9.52-3.27.2
  • ghostscript-x11 >= 9.52-3.27.2
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP2 GA ghostscript-9.52-3.27.2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP4
  • ghostscript >= 9.27-23.31.1
  • ghostscript-devel >= 9.27-23.31.1
  • ghostscript-x11 >= 9.27-23.31.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP4-2019-2983
SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP4-2019-2983
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP4
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP4
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP4
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP4
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP4
SUSE Manager Proxy 4.3
SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.3
SUSE Manager Server 4.3
  • ghostscript >= 9.52-161.1
  • ghostscript-devel >= 9.52-161.1
  • ghostscript-x11 >= 9.52-161.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP4 GA ghostscript-9.52-161.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15
  • ghostscript >= 9.27-3.24.1
  • ghostscript-devel >= 9.27-3.24.1
  • ghostscript-x11 >= 9.27-3.24.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-2019-2981
SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 12 SP2-CLIENT
  • ghostscript >= 9.27-23.31.1
  • ghostscript-x11 >= 9.27-23.31.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-POS-12-SP2-CLIENT-2019-2983
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1-LTSS
  • ghostscript >= 9.27-23.31.1
  • ghostscript-x11 >= 9.27-23.31.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2019-2983
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2-BCL
  • ghostscript >= 9.27-23.31.1
  • ghostscript-x11 >= 9.27-23.31.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-BCL-2019-2983
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2-ESPOS
  • ghostscript >= 9.27-23.31.1
  • ghostscript-x11 >= 9.27-23.31.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-ESPOS-2019-2983
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2-LTSS
  • ghostscript >= 9.27-23.31.1
  • ghostscript-x11 >= 9.27-23.31.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2019-2983
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3-BCL
  • ghostscript >= 9.27-23.31.1
  • ghostscript-x11 >= 9.27-23.31.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-BCL-2019-2983
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3-ESPOS
  • ghostscript >= 9.27-23.31.1
  • ghostscript-x11 >= 9.27-23.31.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-ESPOS-2019-2983
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3-LTSS
  • ghostscript >= 9.27-23.31.1
  • ghostscript-x11 >= 9.27-23.31.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2019-2983
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP4
  • ghostscript >= 9.27-23.31.1
  • ghostscript-devel >= 9.27-23.31.1
  • ghostscript-x11 >= 9.27-23.31.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP4-2019-2983
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP4-2019-2983
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP5
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP5
  • ghostscript >= 9.27-23.31.1
  • ghostscript-devel >= 9.27-23.31.1
  • ghostscript-x11 >= 9.27-23.31.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP5-2019-2983
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP5-2019-2983
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP1
  • ghostscript >= 9.27-23.31.1
  • ghostscript-x11 >= 9.27-23.31.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP1-2019-2983
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP2
  • ghostscript >= 9.27-23.31.1
  • ghostscript-x11 >= 9.27-23.31.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP2-2019-2983
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP3
  • ghostscript >= 9.27-23.31.1
  • ghostscript-x11 >= 9.27-23.31.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP3-2019-2983
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP4
  • ghostscript-devel >= 9.27-23.31.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP4-2019-2983
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP5
  • ghostscript-devel >= 9.27-23.31.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP5-2019-2983
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 7
  • ghostscript >= 9.27-23.31.1
  • ghostscript-x11 >= 9.27-23.31.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-7-2019-2983
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8
  • ghostscript >= 9.27-23.31.1
  • ghostscript-x11 >= 9.27-23.31.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-8-2019-2983
SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 8
  • ghostscript >= 9.27-23.31.1
  • ghostscript-x11 >= 9.27-23.31.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-Crowbar-8-2019-2983
openSUSE Leap 15.0
  • ghostscript >= 9.27-lp150.2.26.1
  • ghostscript-devel >= 9.27-lp150.2.26.1
  • ghostscript-mini >= 9.27-lp150.2.26.1
  • ghostscript-mini-devel >= 9.27-lp150.2.26.1
  • ghostscript-x11 >= 9.27-lp150.2.26.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE-2019-2534
openSUSE Leap 15.1
  • ghostscript >= 9.27-lp151.3.9.1
  • ghostscript-devel >= 9.27-lp151.3.9.1
  • ghostscript-mini >= 9.27-lp151.3.9.1
  • ghostscript-mini-devel >= 9.27-lp151.3.9.1
  • ghostscript-x11 >= 9.27-lp151.3.9.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE-2019-2535
openSUSE Leap 15.2
  • ghostscript >= 9.52-lp152.1.9
  • ghostscript-x11 >= 9.52-lp152.1.9
Patchnames:
openSUSE Leap 15.2 GA ghostscript-9.52-lp152.1.1
openSUSE Leap 15.3
  • ghostscript >= 9.52-3.32.1
  • ghostscript-x11 >= 9.52-3.32.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE Leap 15.3 GA ghostscript-9.52-3.32.1
openSUSE Leap 15.4
  • ghostscript >= 9.52-161.1
  • ghostscript-x11 >= 9.52-161.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE Leap 15.4 GA ghostscript-9.52-161.1


Status of this issue by product and package

Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification.

Product(s) Source package State
HPE Helion OpenStack 8 ghostscript Released
SLES for SAP Applications ghostscript-library Unsupported
SUSE CaaS Platform 4.0 ghostscript Affected
SUSE CaaS Platform 4.5 ghostscript Released
SUSE Enterprise Storage 5 ghostscript Released
SUSE Enterprise Storage 6 ghostscript Released
SUSE Enterprise Storage 7 ghostscript Released
SUSE Enterprise Storage 7.1 ghostscript Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 ghostscript-library Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1 ghostscript-library Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2 ghostscript-library Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3 ghostscript-library Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP4 ghostscript-library Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 ghostscript Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1 ghostscript Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2 ghostscript Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 ghostscript Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP4 ghostscript Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 ghostscript Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP1 ghostscript Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP2 ghostscript Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP3 ghostscript Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP4 ghostscript Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Enterprise Server 11 SP1 for SAP Enterprise Search ghostscript-library Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP2 ghostscript Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP3 ghostscript Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP4 ghostscript Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP5 ghostscript Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 ghostscript Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP1 ghostscript Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP1-ESPOS ghostscript Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP1-LTSS ghostscript Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP2 ghostscript Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP2-ESPOS ghostscript Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP2-LTSS ghostscript Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP3 ghostscript Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP4 ghostscript Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15-ESPOS ghostscript Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15-LTSS ghostscript Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 ghostscript Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP1 ghostscript Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP2 ghostscript Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP3 ghostscript Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP4 ghostscript Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 12 SP2-CLIENT ghostscript Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Service Image Server 12 SP2 ghostscript Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time 15 SP2 ghostscript Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time 15 SP3 ghostscript Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 ghostscript-library Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 ghostscript-library Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 LTSS ghostscript-library Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 ghostscript-library Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 LTSS ghostscript-library Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 ghostscript-library Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS ghostscript-library Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3-LTSS ghostscript-library Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 ghostscript-library Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4-LTSS ghostscript-library Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 ghostscript Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 ghostscript Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1-LTSS ghostscript Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 ghostscript Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2-BCL ghostscript Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2-ESPOS ghostscript Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2-LTSS ghostscript Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 ghostscript Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3-BCL ghostscript Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3-ESPOS ghostscript Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3-LTSS ghostscript Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 ghostscript Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4-ESPOS ghostscript Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4-LTSS ghostscript Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP5 ghostscript Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS ghostscript Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 ghostscript Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1 ghostscript Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1-BCL ghostscript Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1-LTSS ghostscript Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP2 ghostscript Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP2-BCL ghostscript Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP2-LTSS ghostscript Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP3 ghostscript Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP4 ghostscript Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15-ESPOS ghostscript Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15-LTSS ghostscript Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server Business Critical Linux 15 SP1 ghostscript Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server Business Critical Linux 15 SP2 ghostscript Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Raspberry Pi 12 SP2 ghostscript Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 ghostscript-library Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP1 ghostscript-library Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP2 ghostscript-library Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP3 ghostscript-library Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP4 ghostscript-library Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 ghostscript Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP1 ghostscript Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP2 ghostscript Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP3 ghostscript Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP4 ghostscript Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP5 ghostscript Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 ghostscript Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP1 ghostscript Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP2 ghostscript Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP3 ghostscript Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP4 ghostscript Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Business All-in-One 11 SP1 ghostscript-library Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for the Raspberry Pi 12 SP2 ghostscript Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 ghostscript-library Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP1 ghostscript-library Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP2 ghostscript-library Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP3 ghostscript-library Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP4 ghostscript-library Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 ghostscript Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP1 ghostscript Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP2 ghostscript Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP3 ghostscript Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP4 ghostscript Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP5 ghostscript Released
SUSE Manager Proxy 4.0 ghostscript Released
SUSE Manager Proxy 4.1 ghostscript Affected
SUSE Manager Proxy 4.2 ghostscript Released
SUSE Manager Proxy 4.3 ghostscript Released
SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.0 ghostscript Released
SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.1 ghostscript Affected
SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.2 ghostscript Released
SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.3 ghostscript Released
SUSE Manager Server 4.0 ghostscript Released
SUSE Manager Server 4.1 ghostscript Affected
SUSE Manager Server 4.2 ghostscript Released
SUSE Manager Server 4.3 ghostscript Released
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 7 ghostscript Released
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8 ghostscript Released
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 9 ghostscript Released
SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 8 ghostscript Released
SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 9 ghostscript Released


SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Fri Nov 8 11:53:18 2019
CVE page last modified: Fri Dec 2 18:07:46 2022