Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2012-2014 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2012-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
Marc SchÃ¶nefeld discovered that Ghostscript did not correctly handle
certain image files. If a user or automated system were tricked into
opening a specially crafted file, an attacker could cause a denial of
service and possibly execute arbitrary code with user privileges.
Update the affected libgs8 package.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
Public Exploit Available : false