SuSE 10 Security Update : ghostscript (ZYPP Patch Number 8063)

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Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

This update of ghostscript fixes two security issues :

- Off-by-one error in the TrueType bytecode interpreter in
Ghostscript in SUSE Linux Enterprise 10 and 11 products
allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service
(heap memory corruption) via a malformed TrueType font
in a document. (CVE-2009-3743)

- The gs_type2_interpret function in Ghostscript allows
remote attackers to cause a denial of service (incorrect
pointer dereference and application crash) via crafted
font data in a compressed data stream. (CVE-2010-4054)

See also :

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2009-3743.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2010-4054.html

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 8063.

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: 58791 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-3743
CVE-2010-4054

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