SuSE 11 Security Update : GhostScript (SAT Patch Number 876)

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


Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

Specially crafted file could cause a heap-overflow in JBIG2 decoder
(CVE-2009-0196), an integer overflow in ICC library (CVE-2009-0792), a
buffer overflow in BaseFont writer module (CVE-2008-6679) or crash the
CCITTFax decoder. (CVE-2007-6725)

The previous security update introduced a regression that broke some
printer drives. This new update fixes that issue.

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=489622
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=491897
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=492765
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2007-6725.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2008-6679.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2009-0196.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2009-0792.html

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 876.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 41396 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-6725
CVE-2008-6679
CVE-2009-0196
CVE-2009-0792

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