Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : ghostscript (MDVSA-2008:055)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

Chris Evans found a buffer overflow condition in Ghostscript, which
can lead to arbitrary code execution as the user running any
application using it to process a maliciously crafted Postscript file.

The updated packages have been patched to prevent this issue.

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 : 5.9
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 37312 (mandriva_MDVSA-2008-055.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 28017

CVE ID: CVE-2008-0411

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