EulerOS 2.0 SP2 : ghostscript (EulerOS-SA-2017-1101)

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Synopsis :

The remote EulerOS host is missing a security update.

Description :

According to the version of the ghostscript packages installed, the
EulerOS installation on the remote host is affected by the following
vulnerability :

- 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)

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

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?c2892e38

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: Huawei Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 100694 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-8291

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