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 -dSAFER sandbox bypass attempt
This event is generated when malicious postscript is attempts to perform command injection in Ghostscripts
Attempted Administrator Privilege Gain
Ease of Attack:
What To Look For
No public information
No known false positives
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CVE Additional Information
CVE-2018-16509An issue was discovered in Artifex Ghostscript before 9.24. Incorrect "restoration of privilege" checking during handling of /invalidaccess exceptions could be used by attackers able to supply crafted PostScript to execute code using the "pipe" instruction.
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