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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201412-17
(GPL Ghostscript: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in GPL Ghostscript. Please
review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A context-dependent attacker could entice a user to open a specially
crafted PostScript file or PDF using GPL Ghostscript, possibly resulting
in execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or a
Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All GPL Ghostscript users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.1
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 79970 ()
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