OracleVM 3.3 / 3.4 : ghostscript (OVMSA-2017-0103)

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


Synopsis :

The remote OracleVM host is missing a security update.

Description :

The remote OracleVM system is missing necessary patches to address
critical security updates :

- Security fix for CVE-2017-8291 updated to address
SIGSEGV

- Added security fix for CVE-2017-8291 (bug #1446063)

- Fix for regression caused by previous CVE fixes (bug
#1410260)

See also :

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/oraclevm-errata/2017-May/000724.html
https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/oraclevm-errata/2017-May/000725.html

Solution :

Update the affected ghostscript package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.6
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: OracleVM Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 100205 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-8291

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