Vulnerability CVE-2014-0466


Published: 2014-04-03

Description:
The fixps script in a2ps 4.14 does not use the -dSAFER option when executing gs, which allows context-dependent attackers to delete arbitrary files or execute arbitrary commands via a crafted PostScript file.

Type:

CWE-noinfo

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
6.8/10
6.4/10
8.6/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
Partial
Partial
Affected software
GNU -> A2PS 

 References:
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2014-04/msg00021.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2014/dsa-2892
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/66660
https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=742902
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-67

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