SuSE 11.3 Security Update : a2ps (SAT Patch Number 9064)

This script is Copyright (C) 2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing a security update.

Description :

The text to postscript converter a2ps received a security update.

The fixps script did not call ghostscript with the -DSAFER option,
allowing command execution by attacker supplied postscript files.

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=871097
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-0466.html

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 9064.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 73783 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-0466

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