Ubuntu 13.04 : ghostscript vulnerability (USN-1911-2)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2013-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2013-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

USN-1911-1 fixed vulnerabilities in Little CMS. This update provides
the corresponding updates for Ghostscript.

It was discovered that Little CMS did not properly verify certain
memory allocations. If a user or automated system using Little CMS
were tricked into opening a specially crafted file, an attacker could
cause Little CMS to crash.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

Solution :

Update the affected libgs9 package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 69173 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-4160

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