Upstream information

CVE-2019-3838 at MITRE

Description

It was found that the forceput operator could be extracted from the DefineResource method in ghostscript before 9.27. A specially crafted PostScript file could use this flaw in order to, for example, have access to the file system outside of the constrains imposed by -dSAFER.

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 4.3
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 5.5 8.8
Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Attack Vector Local Network
Attack Complexity Low Low
Privileges Required None Low
User Interaction Required None
Scope Unchanged Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High High
Integrity Impact None High
Availability Impact None High
CVSSv3 Version 3.1 3
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 1018128 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 1030263 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 1032135 [RESOLVED / INVALID], 1038835 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 1050888 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 1050889 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 1106171 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 1106172 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 1106173 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 1107422 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 1107423 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 1107581 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 1111479 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 1112229 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 1114495 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 1117022 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 1117327 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 1118318 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 1129180 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 1129186 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 1136756 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Enterprise Storage 4
  • ghostscript >= 9.26a-23.22.1
  • ghostscript-x11 >= 9.26a-23.22.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-Storage-4-2019-719
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 >= 9.26a-3.15.1
  • ghostscript-devel >= 9.26a-3.15.1
  • ghostscript-x11 >= 9.26a-3.15.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP1 GA ghostscript-9.26a-3.15.1
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 SP3
  • ghostscript >= 9.26a-23.22.1
  • ghostscript-devel >= 9.26a-23.22.1
  • ghostscript-x11 >= 9.26a-23.22.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP3-2019-719
SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP3-2019-719
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP4
  • ghostscript >= 9.26a-23.22.1
  • ghostscript-devel >= 9.26a-23.22.1
  • ghostscript-x11 >= 9.26a-23.22.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP4-2019-719
SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP4-2019-719
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 >= 9.26a-3.15.1
  • ghostscript-devel >= 9.26a-3.15.1
  • ghostscript-x11 >= 9.26a-3.15.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-2019-718
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP5
  • ghostscript >= 9.27-23.28.1
  • ghostscript-x11 >= 9.27-23.28.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP5 GA ghostscript-9.27-23.28.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11 SP3
  • ghostscript-fonts-other >= 8.62-47.16.1
  • ghostscript-fonts-rus >= 8.62-47.16.1
  • ghostscript-fonts-std >= 8.62-47.16.1
  • ghostscript-library >= 8.62-47.16.1
  • ghostscript-omni >= 8.62-47.16.1
  • ghostscript-x11 >= 8.62-47.16.1
  • libgimpprint >= 4.2.7-47.16.1
Patchnames:
sleposp3-ghostscript-library-14155
SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 12 SP2-CLIENT
  • ghostscript >= 9.26a-23.22.1
  • ghostscript-x11 >= 9.26a-23.22.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-POS-12-SP2-CLIENT-2019-719
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4-LTSS
  • ghostscript-fonts-other >= 8.62-47.16.1
  • ghostscript-fonts-rus >= 8.62-47.16.1
  • ghostscript-fonts-std >= 8.62-47.16.1
  • ghostscript-library >= 8.62-47.16.1
  • ghostscript-omni >= 8.62-47.16.1
  • ghostscript-x11 >= 8.62-47.16.1
  • libgimpprint >= 4.2.7-47.16.1
Patchnames:
slessp4-ghostscript-library-14155
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1-LTSS
  • ghostscript >= 9.26a-23.22.1
  • ghostscript-x11 >= 9.26a-23.22.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2019-719
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2-BCL
  • ghostscript >= 9.26a-23.22.1
  • ghostscript-x11 >= 9.26a-23.22.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-BCL-2019-719
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2-ESPOS
  • ghostscript >= 9.26a-23.22.1
  • ghostscript-x11 >= 9.26a-23.22.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-ESPOS-2019-719
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2-LTSS
  • ghostscript >= 9.26a-23.22.1
  • ghostscript-x11 >= 9.26a-23.22.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2019-719
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP3
  • ghostscript >= 9.26a-23.22.1
  • ghostscript-devel >= 9.26a-23.22.1
  • ghostscript-x11 >= 9.26a-23.22.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP3-2019-719
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2019-719
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP4
  • ghostscript >= 9.26a-23.22.1
  • ghostscript-devel >= 9.26a-23.22.1
  • ghostscript-x11 >= 9.26a-23.22.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP4-2019-719
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP4-2019-719
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP5
  • ghostscript >= 9.27-23.28.1
  • ghostscript-devel >= 9.27-23.28.1
  • ghostscript-x11 >= 9.27-23.28.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP5 GA ghostscript-9.27-23.28.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP5 GA ghostscript-devel-9.27-23.28.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS
  • ghostscript >= 9.26a-23.22.1
  • ghostscript-x11 >= 9.26a-23.22.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2019-719
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP1
  • ghostscript >= 9.26a-23.22.1
  • ghostscript-x11 >= 9.26a-23.22.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP1-2019-719
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP2
  • ghostscript >= 9.26a-23.22.1
  • ghostscript-x11 >= 9.26a-23.22.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP2-2019-719
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP5
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP5
  • ghostscript-devel >= 9.27-23.28.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP5 GA ghostscript-devel-9.27-23.28.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP3
  • ghostscript-devel >= 9.26a-23.22.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP3-2019-719
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP4
  • ghostscript-devel >= 9.26a-23.22.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP4-2019-719
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 7
  • ghostscript >= 9.26a-23.22.1
  • ghostscript-x11 >= 9.26a-23.22.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-7-2019-719
openSUSE Leap 15.0
  • ghostscript >= 9.26a-lp150.2.17.2
  • ghostscript-devel >= 9.26a-lp150.2.17.2
  • ghostscript-mini >= 9.26a-lp150.2.17.2
  • ghostscript-mini-devel >= 9.26a-lp150.2.17.2
  • ghostscript-x11 >= 9.26a-lp150.2.17.2
Patchnames:
openSUSE-2019-1121
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
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • ghostscript >= 9.54.0-2.2
  • ghostscript-devel >= 9.54.0-2.2
  • ghostscript-x11 >= 9.54.0-2.2
Patchnames:
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA ghostscript-9.54.0-2.2


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. The updates are grouped by state of their lifecycle. SUSE product lifecycles are documented on the lifecycle page.

Product(s) Source package State
Products under general support and receiving all security fixes.
SUSE Enterprise Storage 7 ghostscript Released
SUSE Enterprise Storage 7.1 ghostscript Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP4 ghostscript Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP5 ghostscript Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP4 ghostscript Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP4 ghostscript Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time 15 SP3 ghostscript Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP5 ghostscript Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS ghostscript Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP4 ghostscript Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP5 ghostscript Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP4 ghostscript Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP5 ghostscript Affected
SUSE Manager Proxy 4.2 ghostscript Affected
SUSE Manager Proxy 4.3 ghostscript Affected
SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.2 ghostscript Affected
SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.3 ghostscript Affected
SUSE Manager Server 4.2 ghostscript Affected
SUSE Manager Server 4.3 ghostscript Affected
Products under Long Term Service Pack support and receiving important and critical security fixes.
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP4 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 Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP1-LTSS ghostscript Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP2 ghostscript Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP2-ESPOS ghostscript Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP2-LTSS ghostscript Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP3 ghostscript Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP3-ESPOS ghostscript Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP3-LTSS ghostscript Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15-ESPOS ghostscript Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15-LTSS ghostscript Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP1 ghostscript Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP2 ghostscript Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP3 ghostscript Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2-BCL ghostscript Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 ghostscript Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4-LTSS ghostscript Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1 ghostscript Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1-LTSS ghostscript Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP2 ghostscript Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP2-LTSS ghostscript Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP3 ghostscript Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP3-LTSS ghostscript Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15-ESPOS ghostscript Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server Business Critical Linux 15 SP1 ghostscript Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP4 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 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP3 ghostscript Affected
Products past their end of life and not receiving proactive updates anymore.
HPE Helion OpenStack 8 ghostscript Affected
SLES for SAP Applications 11 SP3 ghostscript-library Affected
SUSE CaaS Platform 4.0 ghostscript Released
SUSE Enterprise Storage 4 ghostscript Released
SUSE Enterprise Storage 6 ghostscript Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP4 ghostscript-library Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 ghostscript Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1 ghostscript Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2 ghostscript Affected
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 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP3 ghostscript Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 ghostscript Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11 SP3 ghostscript-library Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 12 SP2-CLIENT ghostscript Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Service 11 SP3 ghostscript-library Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time 15 SP2 ghostscript Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 ghostscript-library Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS ghostscript-library Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3-LTSS ghostscript-library Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 ghostscript-library Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 LTSS ghostscript-library Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4-LTSS ghostscript-library Released
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-ESPOS ghostscript Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2-LTSS ghostscript Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 ghostscript Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3-BCL ghostscript Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3-ESPOS ghostscript Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3-LTSS ghostscript Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4-ESPOS ghostscript Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 ghostscript Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1-BCL ghostscript Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP2-BCL ghostscript Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP3-BCL ghostscript Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15-LTSS ghostscript Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Raspberry Pi 12 SP2 ghostscript Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP4 ghostscript-library Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 ghostscript Affected
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 Software Development Kit 11 SP4 ghostscript-library Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 ghostscript Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP1 ghostscript Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP2 ghostscript Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP3 ghostscript Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP4 ghostscript Released
SUSE Manager Proxy 4.0 ghostscript Released
SUSE Manager Proxy 4.1 ghostscript Released
SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.0 ghostscript Released
SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.1 ghostscript Released
SUSE Manager Server 4.0 ghostscript Released
SUSE Manager Server 4.1 ghostscript Released
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 7 ghostscript Released
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8 ghostscript Affected
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 9 ghostscript Affected
SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 8 ghostscript Affected
SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 9 ghostscript Affected


SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Thu Mar 14 10:35:34 2019
CVE page last modified: Fri Jan 20 14:42:28 2023