openSUSE Security Update : ghostscript (openSUSE-2017-558)

This script is Copyright (C) 2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update for ghostscript fixes the following security
vulnerabilities :

CVE-2017-8291: A remote command execution and a -dSAFER bypass via a
crafted .eps document were exploited in the wild. (bsc#1036453)

CVE-2016-9601: An integer overflow in the bundled jbig2dec library
could have been misused to cause a Denial-of-Service. (bsc#1018128)

CVE-2016-10220: A NULL pointer dereference in the PDF Transparency
module allowed remote attackers to cause a Denial-of-Service.
(bsc#1032120)

CVE-2017-5951: A NULL pointer dereference allowed remote attackers to
cause a denial of service via a crafted PostScript document.
(bsc#1032114)

CVE-2017-7207: A NULL pointer dereference allowed remote attackers to
cause a denial of service via a crafted PostScript document.
(bsc#1030263)

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12:Update update project.

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1018128
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1030263
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1032114
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1032120
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1036453

Solution :

Update the affected ghostscript packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 100041 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-10220
CVE-2016-9601
CVE-2017-5951
CVE-2017-7207
CVE-2017-8291

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