Scientific Linux Security Update : ghostscript on SL3.x, SL4.x, SL5.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

Chris Evans from the Google Security Team reported a stack-based
buffer overflow flaw in Ghostscript's zseticcspace() function. An
attacker could create a malicious PostScript file that would cause
Ghostscript to execute arbitrary code when opened. (CVE-2008-0411)

These updated packages also fix a bug, which prevented the pxlmono
printer driver from producing valid output on Scientific Linux 4.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60366 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-0411