Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : ghostscript (MDVSA-2010:102)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

A vulnerability has been found and corrected in ghostscript :

Stack-based buffer overflow in the parser function in GhostScript 8.70
and 8.64 allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code
via a crafted PostScript file (CVE-2010-1869).

Packages for 2008.0 and 2009.0 are provided due to the Extended
Maintenance Program for those products.

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.1
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 46680 (mandriva_MDVSA-2010-102.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 40103

CVE ID: CVE-2010-1869

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