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The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
It was discovered that the Red Hat Security Advisory RHSA-2009:0345
did not address all possible integer overflow flaws in Ghostscript's
International Color Consortium Format library (icclib). Using
specially crafted ICC profiles, an attacker could create a malicious
PostScript or PDF file with embedded images that could cause
Ghostscript to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code when
A buffer overflow flaw and multiple missing boundary checks were found
in Ghostscript. An attacker could create a specially crafted
PostScript or PDF file that could cause Ghostscript to crash or,
potentially, execute arbitrary code when opened. (CVE-2008-6679,
See also :
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 60565 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2007-6725CVE-2008-6679CVE-2009-0196CVE-2009-0792
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