Fedora 9 : ghostscript-8.63-3.fc9 (2009-3710)

This script is Copyright (C) 2009-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update fixes several security flaws: CVE-2009-0792 (multiple
integer overflows and missing upper-bounds checks in icclib),
CVE-2009-0196 (missing boundary check in jbig2dec library), and
CVE-2008-6679 (buffer overflow in pdfwrite device).

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

See also :

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=491853
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=493379
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=493445
http://www.nessus.org/u?a82a6823

Solution :

Update the affected ghostscript package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.1
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 36166 (fedora_2009-3710.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 34184
34340
34445

CVE ID: CVE-2008-6679
CVE-2009-0196
CVE-2009-0583
CVE-2009-0792

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