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The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related
SecurityFocus reports :
Ghostscript is prone to a remote buffer-overflow vulnerability because
it fails to properly bounds-check user-supplied input before copying
it into a finite-sized buffer.
Exploiting this issue allows remote attackers to overwrite a sensitive
memory buffer with arbitrary data, potentially allowing them to
execute malicious machine code in the context of the affected
application. This vulnerability may facilitate the compromise of
See also :
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.1
Public Exploit Available : true