Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / 16.04 LTS / 17.04 : ghostscript vulnerabilities (USN-3403-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2017 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

Kamil Frankowicz discovered that Ghostscript mishandles references. A
remote attacker could use this to cause a denial of service.
(CVE-2017-11714)

Kim Gwan Yeong discovered that Ghostscript could allow a heap-based
buffer over-read and application crash. A remote attacker could use a
crafted document to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2017-9611,
CVE-2017-9726, CVE-2017-9727, CVE-2017-9739)

Kim Gwan Yeong discovered an use-after-free vulnerability in
Ghostscript. A remote attacker could use a crafted file to cause a
denial of service. (CVE-2017-9612)

Kim Gwan Yeong discovered a lack of integer overflow check in
Ghostscript. A remote attacker could use crafted PostScript document
to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2017-9835).

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

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)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.3
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 102815 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-11714
CVE-2017-9611
CVE-2017-9612
CVE-2017-9726
CVE-2017-9727
CVE-2017-9739
CVE-2017-9835

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