SUSE SLES11 Security Update : ghostscript-library (SUSE-SU-2017:1322-1)

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


Synopsis :

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

This update for ghostscript fixes the following security
vulnerability :

- CVE-2017-8291: A remote command execution and a -dSAFER
bypass via a crafted .eps document were exploited in the
wild. (bsc#1036453) This update is a reissue including
the SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 SP3 product.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1036453
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-8291.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?9318d483

Solution :

To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE OpenStack Cloud 5:zypper in -t patch
sleclo50sp3-ghostscript-library-13109=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP4:zypper in -t
patch sdksp4-ghostscript-library-13109=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch
slessp4-ghostscript-library-13109=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3-LTSS:zypper in -t patch
slessp3-ghostscript-library-13109=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11-SP3:zypper in -t patch
sleposp3-ghostscript-library-13109=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch
dbgsp4-ghostscript-library-13109=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP3:zypper in -t patch
dbgsp3-ghostscript-library-13109=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

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: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 100264 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-8291

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