Scientific Linux Security Update : ghostscript on SL6.x, SL7.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

Security Fix(es) :

- It was found that ghostscript did not properly validate
the parameters passed to the .rsdparams and .eqproc
functions. During its execution, a specially crafted
PostScript document could execute code in the context of
the ghostscript process, bypassing the -dSAFER
protection. (CVE-2017-8291)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?1f42cc59

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

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

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 100173 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-8291

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