FILE-OTHER -- Snort detected traffic targeting vulnerabilities in a file type that does not require enough rule coverage to have its own category.
FILE-OTHER Ghostscript eqproc type confusion attempt
This event is generated when an EPS file is detected containing Ghostscript that will trigger a type confusion, leading to code execution.
Attempted User Privilege Gain
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What To Look For
No public information
No known false positives
Cisco Talos Intelligence Group
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CVE Additional Information
CVE-2017-8291Artifex Ghostscript through 2017-04-26 allows -dSAFER bypass and remote command execution via .rsdparams type confusion with a "/OutputFile (%pipe%" substring in a crafted .eps document that is an input to the gs program, as exploited in the wild in April 2017.
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