openSUSE Security Update : ghostscript (openSUSE-2016-1237)

This script is Copyright (C) 2016-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update for ghostscript fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2016-8602: Fixes a NULL dereference in .sethalftone5
(boo#1004237).

- CVE-2013-5653, CVE-2016-7978, CVE-2016-7979: Fix
multiple -dsafer related CVE's (boo#1001951).

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1001951
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1004237

Solution :

Update the affected ghostscript packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 94311 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-5653
CVE-2016-7978
CVE-2016-7979
CVE-2016-8602

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